Positive Blatherings: Being Positive Can Make the Flawed Employee Considerably Less Flawed

In my employment history, I’ve worked with many different personality types. We all have, right? Many of them stereotypes of the kind of people we see in psychological case studies and barroom brawls. There’s the complainer, the smack-talker, the quiet workers and the leader. The leader is who I want to focus on – because … More Positive Blatherings: Being Positive Can Make the Flawed Employee Considerably Less Flawed

Positive Blatherings: Burn Your Ships; Eliminate Retreat!

In one of my favorite films about the cold war, Captain Ramius (Sean Connery) motivated his men by telling them he had dispatched a letter to the Admiral, notifying him of his intention to defect to the USA. His officers were quite disturbed by hearing this news, but Ramius simply told them a tale from … More Positive Blatherings: Burn Your Ships; Eliminate Retreat!

Positive Blatherings: Do You Have An Accountability Coach? (Get one ASAP)

Accountability is a really popular word these days. Maybe because so many people in the public eye are suddenly having to become accountable for their actions. But that is not the kind of accountability I wanted to discuss with you today. This is the better kind of accountability – the daily kind, the kind that … More Positive Blatherings: Do You Have An Accountability Coach? (Get one ASAP)

The Blathering Blog: It Should Not Be a Struggle to Stay Positive…Right?

Life is definitely a series of wins and losses – ups and downs – crests and troughs – cliches and eureka moments. 🙂  Sometimes I have a day that is just one positive thought and experience after another. Those days are the BEST! Great things happen all day long and it feels like I am owning … More The Blathering Blog: It Should Not Be a Struggle to Stay Positive…Right?

The Blathering Blog: Small Biz Owner Stress Vs. Employee Stress: a No-Brainer

This past week has been manic! A bunch of projects for clients all kind of came to a head at once. This is the biggest problem with owning a business as a second job. I have a boatload of work to get through and I cannot get to any of it until I complete my … More The Blathering Blog: Small Biz Owner Stress Vs. Employee Stress: a No-Brainer