The Company Party

It’s that festive time of year when everyone over commits and spends an abnormal amount of time with people they rarely see the rest of the year. To add to the chaos of the season every company decides now is the time to throw an annual party. Here is the big question, is this something … Continue reading The Company Party

Activity VS. Productivity

Q: How have you been? A: Good, busy. Why is that interaction so common? Is everyone really that busy? We keep creating tools to make our lives easier, yet we never seem to have any more time. We have computers, cell phones, gas barbecues, google maps, rice cookers, mixers, Amazon, audio books, online banking, dishwashers…. … Continue reading Activity VS. Productivity

Cross Training

It is common to implement cross training into our physical world, there are plenty of known benefits, so the diversity gets implemented as part of most training plans. When we cross over into the business world this cross training rarely occurs. People dive into their chosen business and once there tend to focus on that … Continue reading Cross Training

The Wrong Decision

Leader is a word that gets dissected and talked about maybe more than any other word in the English language. It is a word that instantly brings connotations and probably people to mind when it is heard. Leaders are looked up to and treated differently then those around them. Being a leader means a lot … Continue reading The Wrong Decision

Lessons Learned: Computer Monitor

I have found that a few times a year the modern technology that is supposed to make my life easier goes sideways crippling all productivity. Not only does the loss of whatever item causes an issue, but I find myself in this frustrating state where I don’t want to move on to something else until … Continue reading Lessons Learned: Computer Monitor

“Fried”

In the June 2018 issue of Men’s Health there is an article, “Fried” that is a great read. No, unfortunately not about fried food. It is about burnout at work. It talks about common things like unplugging from your phone and unfair compensation, but it also mentions less obvious ones like not having your job … Continue reading “Fried”