Emotions

The POTUS Doesn’t Determine Your Potential

November 11, 2016
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Hey Girlfriends! Today, I wanted to speak to all my sisters out there, both young and old. If you’re a guy, keep reading as I’m sure you’ll learn something, or you may want to pass this on to your daughters! I’m so happy to be a woman in today’s world. When I was a little […]

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The Pros and Cons of Assuming the Worst

April 21, 2016
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Last week I blogged about the importance of believing the best. So, what if you’re one of those people who naturally assumes the worst? Well, all hope is not lost! Ha! Actually, teammates whose minds naturally go to “what can go wrong” still bring a valuable perspective, even if it’s one of the glass being […]

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Believe the Best

April 15, 2016
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Are you someone who believes the best or assumes the worst? Most of us naturally lean one way or another because of past experiences in our professional and personal lives. Some find it easy to trust and feel optimistic, while others go through life always waiting for the other shoe to drop.

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Serenity Now!

April 1, 2016
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I read this blog post yesterday that I immediately had to share with my team. It is that good. It’s not long. You should take a moment and read it. (Go ahead, I’ll wait right here). Don’t you love the author’s take on creating calm? Ah, calm! There are few things people are chasing after […]

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10 Qualities of Healthy Debate

March 25, 2016
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The ability to have healthy debate is a hallmark of a healthy team. Healthy debate allows us to share our thoughts, opinions, and even passionately disagree without causing harm or hurting the relationship. Unhealthy debates…well, just look at the most recent string of presidential debates (and the political process as a whole). When we can’t […]

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Staying Positive Under Pressure

February 18, 2016
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Our organization’s payroll team has recently gone through a software change, and if you’ve ever been through a significant technology change like that, you probably just groaned and shook your head in shared sympathy. There just isn’t room for error when it comes to dealing with others’ paychecks, so the stress level among this team has […]

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Giving Forgiveness

February 14, 2016
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Who do you need to forgive? I don’t mean just saying, “I’m over it.” I mean real forgiveness. Who changes your heart for the worse when you think of or have to deal with them? Who are you fighting inwardly? At one time or another, we’ll all have to deal with someone who we wish […]

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Four Gets to Not Forget in Adversity

January 24, 2016
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You get what you get, right? We are all ordained, but sometimes it’s confusing to know when and if we are on the right track. No matter where we find ourselves in life, we are there for a reason, and I’m hopeful the reason is worth it. We may not know why today, but I believe […]

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Seeking an Attitude of Gratitude

November 24, 2015
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There are always two ways to frame our outlook on life. Two options for how we choose to view and react to our present circumstances. We can dwell on the disappointments, the saddness, the frustrating. Or we can choose to focus on the encouraging, the uplifting, the good in the midst of the bad.  Of […]

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When You and Your Teammate Just Don’t Get Along

October 22, 2015
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You’ve probably encountered this challenge if you’ve worked long enough or in a company large enough. You and another teammate just can’t seem to get along. Maybe you didn’t get off on the right foot. Maybe it was all a misunderstanding, or maybe the interpersonal conflict is intentional. Maybe they don’t like the way you […]

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