HAPPY AT
WORK

Imagine a world where everyone is happy at work
I am Alvah S. Parker (asparker) and this is my vision.

I help my clients find the spark within that propels them toward a meaningful career
so they can be happy at work. Clients call me A Sparker.

Parker Associates

Career and Business Coaching for Those Seeking Meaningful Work and Career Change

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Virtual Meetings Boring, Scary, or Safe?

To establish psychological safety in virtual meetings the leader must establish trust and respect among the participants. The leader must start by modeling trust and respect for the participants during the meeting and make everyone feel they can safely be their respectful selves without fear of criticism. Here are some ideas to ensure the psychological safety of meetings:

What is the Dream in Your Heart? Your Vision

Many people get caught up in what others dream and want for them. How many people became doctors because their parents wanted them to do it? They took their parents dream as their own without thinking about it. Sometimes that works out but sometimes it does not.

Want to be happy at work? Try self reflection.

The questions in this list will help you with self-reflection so that you can know who you are and what value you offer.

What’s wrong with trying?

What’s wrong with trying?

My manager objected when I said I would try to make the sale she was asking about. I was an exceptionally good sales professional. I couldn’t image a time when I would not give everything I had to make the sale. For her it sounded as though I wasn't totally committed.