Difficult Behavior in the Workplace

Difficult Behavior in the Workplace

by Kathleen Hawkins. In the process of living, people may feel frustrated, angry, depressed, or other emotions that we might consider difficult. This behavior can thwart or complicate our best intentions at work. How can you keep a positive perspective when less-than-professional behavior bogs down business? Here are 12 ideas...

Lively Work

lively work life purpose

Our calling, according to theologian Frederick Buechner, is the place where "our deep gladness and the world's deep hunger meet." Many people believe that we are born with a "soul purpose," some task that we feel drawn to complete or a gift that we long to express. The world needs the unique gift that each person has to give...

Life's Sweet Nectar

by Marcus Robinson. Many of us are confused about the nature of values. Because of this vague understanding of values, it is not surprising to find that even well educated, highly trained, and somewhat wealthy adults often rate themselves moderate to low on the scale of...

Gaining Time: Prioritizing, Multitasking, Planning

Gaining Time: Prioritizing, Multitasking, Planning

Humans invented the measurement of hours fairly early on in our history. Then we added minutes and seconds. We've only recently conceived of the nanosecond. We've forgotten that time is fiction, a simple measuring device we created. We imbue time with significance, judge it as being "quality" or not, and race against it.

Achieving Your Dreams by Working Your Goals

Achieving Your Dreams by Working Your GoalsI was about eight years old when I announced that I was going to play for the Yankees. My parents were receptive to my dream and talked about what it would take to achieve such a difficult goal. They told me hat I could do anything I wanted in life if I worked hard enough and stayed dedicated to it.

Conscious Workplace: One Action at a Time

conscious workplaceAt the office, we can demonstrate our personal relationship with, to quote Ernest Holmes, the "Unity behind all things," by having integrity, ethics, compassion for others, and respect for the planet. By doing so, we re-enact our divine nature in the workplace.

Meaningful Work Matters: Being Happy at Work

Being Happy at WorkMeaningful work matters. At its most basic level, work satisfies our economic imperatives and signals our position in society. Through it, we pay the rent, buy groceries, and prepare for the future. But our work can also express who we are and provide reasons for getting on with life..

Too Busy for Our Own Good?

Too Busy for Our Own GoodThose of us who inhabit the more industrially developed nations of the world seem to believe that doing more will somehow yield us more. When we mistakenly enter into this thought pattern, we come dangerously close to...

Happy New Year!

Happy New Year! by Marie T. Russell

It is good to have a fresh start on January 1st... this gives us the needed motivation to release our previous beliefs and behaviors. Although the difference between Dec. 31st and January 1st is only one day, our psyche measures it as a major milestone in our existence...

Maximize Your Business Success

Business Success

In this time of high unemployment, many people will turn to starting their own small business. Statistics show that 8 out of 10 new businesses fail within the first three years. However, following these basic principles will give you a better chance of success...

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