Managing Yourself

Who Needs to be Self-Aware?

Who Needs to be Self-Aware?

A manager I was working with had a lot of energy and was driven to get the work done quickly. One of his direct reports, Ann, was slow and methodical. Ann drove this manager crazy. He frequently paced beside her desk waiting for her to complete something. She got nervous and that made her even slower. It wasn’t working for either of them.

How can your work help you live longer?

How can your work help you live longer?

Several years ago, a NY Times article focused on a group of women in their 90s that play bridge with...

Silence – The Pause that Refreshes

Silence – The Pause that Refreshes

  “It’s been weeks since I’ve had a few minutes of time for quiet reflection.” my client said to me....

You Are Happy At Work. Why Change Jobs Now?

You Are Happy At Work. Why Change Jobs Now?

When you lose your job you know you need to start a job search.  When you are miserable at work,...

What is the Hardest Word in the English Language to Say?

What is the Hardest Word in the English Language to Say?

Have you ever found yourself doing something you didn’t want to do just because you couldn’t say no?  I certainly...