The Balancing Act To Remain Organized. 7 Ways To Help…

For every minute spent organizing, an hour is earned. Benjamin Franklin Being organized is a strength. But these days I must confess that it has been a challenge. A balancing act due to the thousands of distractions around me. From the productive use of social media for building and learning, Instagram, Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn snatches your time. The effects on our personal and professional lives … Continue reading The Balancing Act To Remain Organized. 7 Ways To Help…

Where Did The 8-Hour, 5-Day Work Week Come From? Rissman Tells All…

Turning point for the Standard Work Week shared by Stearns Weaver Miller on what’s happening concerning COVID_19 Where did the 8 hour, 5 day work week come from? Ford Motor Company in 1914, but it was a long time coming.  Before that, factories were open around-the-clock with employees working long days and 100 hour weeks. In the late 1880s, a labor movement started using a … Continue reading Where Did The 8-Hour, 5-Day Work Week Come From? Rissman Tells All…

Travel Afar: A Moment’s Notice…

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By the way, wanna come? Leyan was out with her friend buying last-minute items for the apparent Silhouettes of a trip to Europe, when suddenly they asked if she wanted to come. She thought about it. Being away from work for a few weeks she had nothing planned. Like a Trill without thinking too long she turned and said…oh why not. Immediately… Continue reading Travel Afar: A Moment’s Notice…

Running At Full Speed In The Wrong Direction…

One mistake cannot justify another. ~Raheel Farooq It’s better to be slow and careful in the right direction than to be fast and careless on the wrong path. Be sure that you are on the right path before you begin to take your steps. ~Israelmore Ayivor Don’t ever rule out the option of U-turn in your life, because one day you will need it. ~Mehmet Murat … Continue reading Running At Full Speed In The Wrong Direction…

Goals. Burn That Midnight Oil…

  Burning the midnight oil…literally, figuratively, or virtually. It’s all the same. Staying up late studying, working, or playing the role of parent to a newborn. That’s the meaning of the phrase burning the midnight oil. It originated from the 1600s practice of literally staying up late to finish work. Today it’s meaning extends to waiting in line to get the latest release of the iPhone … Continue reading Goals. Burn That Midnight Oil…

Rushing To A Place Where You Don’t Want To Be. The Answer Is In The Why…

I go to seek a Great Perhaps. ~Francois Rabelais Rushing to a place where you don’t want to be. Why? Why do you do that? Why do you spend your life rushing around? Rushing to work? Rushing home to a place where you do not want to be. Rushing to water a failing relationship with family, friends or foe? Rushing to do what others want … Continue reading Rushing To A Place Where You Don’t Want To Be. The Answer Is In The Why…

Top 20 Companies To Work For…

Success is no accident Years ago I managed the process that led to GlaxoSmithKline capturing the coveted Employer of Choice Award. It was indeed a great place to work. Since then I have always been encouraged by other companies who achieve the same feat and become the envy of many who long for a great place to work…somewhere you can’t wait to jump out of … Continue reading Top 20 Companies To Work For…

On The Hunt? 7 Ways To Show Your Talents And Accomplishments…

Life changes. Careers that once were exciting later becomes a strain or even boring. Sometimes the organization changes or a beloved supervisor leaves and the environment becomes unbearable. Other times you may simply want more…or less as with managers who no longer wish to lead. Newly weds may want to start a family and just want to do enough to get by. Resume Reveal Well … Continue reading On The Hunt? 7 Ways To Show Your Talents And Accomplishments…

Write That Resignation Letter…

Begin with the end in mind. Write that resignation letter. Then begin to plan your escape route. What are you escaping from? A boring job? Restrictions that immensely tug at your creativity? Doing something that has been calling your name? Writing your resignation letter is similar to stepping out. Stepping away from something. It’s final. As head of Human Resources, it was hard receiving this … Continue reading Write That Resignation Letter…

Shucks! I Ran The Red Light…

I ran the red light. It’s peak hour. Early morning. Light’s green. Bottle-neck. Car turns slowly. Suddenly, driver comes out of nowhere and cuts me off. Oh, I’m going to be late. Late for meeting. Late for work. Disappointed. Angry. GreenLight changes. Turns orange. About to turn red. Late for work. Unnecessary delays. I hastened to not let that light catch me. But then it … Continue reading Shucks! I Ran The Red Light…