I really don’t like to sleep in. Not even on the weekends. I just have a natural clock that will wake me up and it tell me that it’s time to get moving. This is not always ideal especially on those occasions (rare now) that lead to a late night. [Read more…] about Increasing Efficiency- Front Loading the Day
I was out walking the other day and I was thinking about the things I want to teach my son as he grows up.
He is under the age of five so my wife and I have our work cut out for us.
Fair warning, I have a feeling that this might be a subject that is brought up again as time goes on. [Read more…] about Dad Goals: Things I Want to Teach My Son
Is it more important to know “stuff” or to understand emotions and behavior when it comes to today’s workplace?
I suppose the obvious answer is a little of both right?
Over the years I have worked with people who have high IQ and people who have high EQ. Few have ranked high in both, in my expert (ahem) opinion.
The Art of Workplace Interaction
Workplace interaction is one of the most important skills a person can acquire. We have all worked with those difficult people who have personalities that are just brutal to deal with. Admittedly, this does take an incredible amount of fortitude and practice. Fortunately, early in my career I worked closely with someone who was highly respected not only because of his job knowledge, but even more so because of his uncanny ability to interact with individuals of all types. He taught me 4 key tricks which have served me well through the years.
Have you ever been frustrated with an employee because you think their job is so easy and you can’t possibly fathom how they can be stressed out by it?
I certainly have been guilty of this and it’s time to think of the big picture.
Everybody has job stress no matter how high or how low on the totem poll they may be.
Let’s examine how stress affects us all, causes and ways we can cope. There might be even a little bonus funny (or not so funny?!) stress story in this too!