The Fresh Start of a New Year

These last few weeks can be labelled as busy, chaotic, and exhausting and I'm not even talking about work! I'm talking about the holiday time off that just passed! While I am glad to be back at work, it is tough to get back into the routine again. Whether you had a...

Managing Stress

Although the word "stress" has many meanings, the most common type of stress that comes to mind when we hear the term is a feeling of negative feeling as a result of external pressure or events. Although we may understand that stress is a natural response when faced...

Keeping Your Team Excited to Achieve a Common Goal

Generally, all people have individual personal goals and these goals may transfer over to the workplace as employment goals. For example, the personal goals of financial stability and personal development may translate over to the employment goal of gaining a...

Coping With Unexpected Change

It is inevitable. Change will happen whether you are expecting it, or not, in your personal lives, in society and in the workplace. Generally speaking, when we expect a change, it is more manageable to deal with and depending on what it is, it can be a good thing....

When is it time to evolve your business?

As the needs and wants of society change, the requirements of many suppliers of goods and services change as well. Changes in technology and the ways to manage them, such as those mentioned in Forbes article on this topic, current issues and other innovations have...

Employee Interaction in a Virtual Business

One of the key questions that a virtual business employer receives from clients, or those thinking of starting their own virtual business is, “How do you know your employees are getting anything done? I mean, you are paying them but, what are you getting in return?”...

Writer’s Block!

We all have different reasons for writing something down. Perhaps it’s a deliverable for a client, or you're thinking of writing something witty for an advertisement, or a blog. Maybe you like to write to tell a story, or to clear your mind of a nagging thought....

Measuring Success

Whether in business or in our personal lives, we’re constantly striving to find something, to do something, or to complete something leading to an achievement or accomplishment and we measure how successful we are against the ability to reach these goals. Many times,...

Proposal Writing 101

When an organization needs to write a proposal, it can be for many different reasons, such as business proposals, project proposals, proposals for research funding, or non-profit organization funding, each of which require a particular focus. Today I’ll focus on...

Keeping Fit at the Office

I recently spoke with an associate about the physicality (or lack thereof) in working an office job and wanted to know her opinion on the subject. Well, she had quite the story to tell on this subject. Have you ever had a day like this? She had told me that recently...

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