Throw a Mini Party

We are meant to celebrate. It's a given right that many companies don't use to their advantage. Every company that I've worked for has implemented some kind of celebration in its culture, but they were usually far and few in between. One company celebrated every quarter. Another company sporadically did it maybe six times a year. Another company implemented an ...

Hand Massage for Stress Relief

When you feel frustrated and angry and don't know what to do with these emotions, I would suggest a hand massage. You'll slow down your angry thoughts and refocus on giving your hands much needed attention, and this should calm you. Step 1: Stop whatever you are doing If you are in the middle of a report, stop. If you ...

Great Bloggers Use What Works for Them

Steve Pavlina - Personal Development for Smart People believes that caffeine is a hindrance to his work day. Timothy Ferriss - Four Hour Work Week believes that getting all caffeinated up with Yerba Mate is what brings out his best writing. They were both right, but neither technique worked for me.   When I first read Steve's "How to Give Up Caffeine" article a few years ago, ...

Company Karma

Every employee, even a one-person business, deals with company Karma on a daily basis.   For those of you who aren't familiar with Karma is, its principals are based on cause and effect. For example, if you treat your co-workers kindly then the kindness will be returned.   I've dealt with company Karma first-hand, and every time I've acted like ...