It’s OK to Hate Your Job

Go ahead...say it..."I HATE my job!" Good. You've got that off your chest. Now...how do you feel? Nothing much has changed has it? Hating your job with a passion is not just going to be enough. What do you intend to DO about it? "I'm going to complain to anyone who'd listen." How is that … Continue reading It’s OK to Hate Your Job

Being an Entrepreneur isn’t about being your Own Boss

Why do you want to get into business for yourself/own a business? This question is usually met with the F answer: FREEDOM! The freedom to do WHAT you want, WHEN you want, with WHOM you want and work on WHATEVER you like WHENEVER you like. Many envisage being free as being able to spend more … Continue reading Being an Entrepreneur isn’t about being your Own Boss

“Don’t Feed the Bears” has NOTHING to do with your Safety!

And this post really has nothing to do with bears! 🙂 Well not directly anyway.... Chairman and CEO of Gallup Jim Clifton related in an article on employee satisfaction, that while at Yellowstone National Park several years ago, he noticed the famous sign that says, "Don't Feed the Bears."He asked the ranger if a lot of campers … Continue reading “Don’t Feed the Bears” has NOTHING to do with your Safety!

Let the Music of Your Heart Reveal Itself to You

Music of the Heart is a book and film based on the true story of Roberta Guaspari-Tzavaras and her passion for teaching. As single mother of two young children, whose husband had left her for a family friend, she leaves the security of her small hometown and moves to East Harlem and begins teaching violin … Continue reading Let the Music of Your Heart Reveal Itself to You

A Change in Business Starts with a Change of Heart – YOURS!

Published in the Business Newsday Thursday May 17th 2012 “You see what I have to deal with?” one business owner said to me recently, frustrated with an employee who was struggling with what he figured was a simple arithmetic problem. I empathised, shook my head and returned to the crux of our discussion. Lately I … Continue reading A Change in Business Starts with a Change of Heart – YOURS!

“Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”

I saw this quote by Gordon B. Hinckley and it literally grabbed me behind the ears and pulled me in. You see I've been attempting to develop a couple spots in my yard and hopefully one day be able to say that I have a garden and am gardening. After a months holiday (December 2011 … Continue reading “Without hard work, nothing grows but weeds.”

People are NOT your most Important Asset. The RIGHT people are!

Published in the Business Newsday Thursday May 10th 2012 “Despite all our gains in technology, product innovation and world markets, most people are not thriving in the organizations they work for. They are neither fulfilled nor excited. They are frustrated. They are not clear about where the organization is headed or what its highest priorities … Continue reading People are NOT your most Important Asset. The RIGHT people are!

Living a Life Without Regret

This was yesterday's topic on my Radio Series - Powerful Women - Live the Life You Love and Love the Life You Live every other Monday on Heartbeat radio for women (and the men who love them). How can we live without regret? Listen to the show and then ask yourself : "What is my … Continue reading Living a Life Without Regret

How to Find Your Life Force and the Human Being Inside the Well-Paid Executive

I had the great pleasure of spending an hour with Larry Ackerman, founder of 'The Identity Circle'. Larry feels that identity strength—how well you know 1) what makes you special and 2) what you will work to achieve no matter what obstacles get the way—is the key to your happiness. However, many of us lose … Continue reading How to Find Your Life Force and the Human Being Inside the Well-Paid Executive

“Oh no they can’t take that away from me…”

Today I needed to get a very simple job done: cut and make square a small piece of ply so that I could have an 'armchair-makeshift-table' to work on in lieu of sitting at a desk. While waiting on the craftsman I had a look around his shop. In one corner was a huge bass … Continue reading “Oh no they can’t take that away from me…”