Category Archive for 'Personal Management Style'

Jane, the new secretary was recently put in charge of ordering all the yearly office supplies for her 40-person team. Many people ordered the same items, yet rather than purchase the items in bulk on one order, Jane placed 40 individuals orders for the supplies as the requests came in. This caused a number of […]

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It’s the end of May and for some this marks the season of graduation and the transition to your next professional development adventure. That may include going to a career college, four-year university or community college to gain the basic instruction needed to pursue your dream career. In this blog post, I would like to […]

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Who’s talking trash, now? HYPE members are – or at least we were this past weekend. Even though we were not on a b-ball court, everyone of us on the streets was talking trash. I’d like to say it was because our super smooth dribbling and dunking skills made the crowds go wild, but there were […]

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A friend posted a question on Facebook today that gave me an idea for my February blog post. The topic is super timely considering today is Valentine’s Day – a day all about relationships. The inquiry was, “If you and someone do not talk for whatever reason and they do not even comment or hit […]

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Several months ago I read a column by life coach Mel Robbins in Success Magazine that made me both smile with self-righteousness and rankle with guilt. In the article, Mel recounts a personal story of a relative standing her – and her very excited child – up for a playdate without calling to let them know, “Hey, don’t […]

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Last week on Working Knowledge Radio we discussed Smart Uses for Smart Phones.  Just in case you’re in the mood this holiday to upgrade the functionality of your cell phone or purchase one for the first time, here are some expert tips of multiple uses of cell phones that can increase your productivity or at […]

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I admit it. I’ve had days – even weeks – where papers in my home office piled up. And yes, there were more than a few saucers in the sink. Life gets busy. But when honest, I can remember that the days-long epochs of chaos usually began with one or two incidents

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Several months ago I subscribed to Netflix as one of the apps on my iPad. Since it’s so portable, I can take it with me to do a number of things around the house and elsewhere like sorting laundry/mail or enjoying lunch while I catch up on movies and past TV programs I have not […]

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This is a story quite literally about baby steps. Recently, as I was leaving a large church service on the way to the parking lot, I walked up on the littlest of girls in a hot pink jacket, pastel pink summer dress and some new white walking shoes. She was so adorable – maybe only […]

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Let’s face it, every one of us adults made it to the age we are by way of the rocky dirt road called “The Teenage Years.” For all but a rare few of us, we changed our hair, our clothes, our friends and decided on our values during this period. As our parents can tell, […]

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