Posts Categorized: Blog

New Goals for the End of Summer ::

New Goals for the End of Summer There’s something about summer that brings out the free spirit in people. The warm summer sun and the longer periods of daylight are a catalyst for playing and enjoying life. Vacation plans become more important than the other obligations of work or school that usually take center stage… Read more »

6 Cold-Fighting Foods for the fall Season ::

6 Cold-Fighting Foods for the fall Season The cold and flu season is just about here. Prepare yourself and your loved ones by educating yourself on simple meals that help prevent and treat colds. These meals contain ingredients which support your immune system’s eradication of cold-causing pathogens. Below is a list of these easy-to-prepare meals…. Read more »

Celebrating Grandparents on Their Special Day ::

Marian McQuade from West Virginia, started with the simple idea of supporting the elderly in nursing homes and ended with a new holiday, Grandparents Day. Declared a national holiday by President Carter in 1978, it is now celebrated every year on the first Sunday after Labor Day. Over 56 million grandparents now reside in the… Read more »

5 Ways to Thrive During the First Month of School ::

School can be stressful or exciting depending on how prepared you are.  Don’t wait until you begin having problems.  Whether you have trouble academically or socially, it’s important to know how to tackle your concerns.  Having a plan from the start is a great way to set a positive tone for the entire school year.   Don’t Be… Read more »

How to Sharpen Your Focus and Get More Done ::

Do you often feel unsatisfied with how much you’ve accomplished in a day? Many people struggle with being productive, but there are ways you can become more focused and efficient, even if you’ve habitually been scatterbrained in the past. Try putting these six strategies to work for you and see how much they boost your… Read more »

Stay Motivated and You Will Be Successful ::

Do you sometimes find yourself staring at your “to do” list but you can’t work up any motivation to get it done? Maybe you’re at work and your boss has given you a deadline but you feel unable to get started on the project? This is the time when you need to dig deep to… Read more »

How Appearance Relates To Success ::

“Clothes make the man” is an old adage coined by someone who understood the correlation between personal appearance and success.  Over the years, other expressions have become popular to make the same point: “Dress for success” is sound advice for anyone going on a job interview. During their training sessions, salesmen, who rely on their… Read more »

The Dos and Don’ts of Good Listening ::

  Good listening is an art it’s well worth cultivating. Practicing good listening is valuable and powerful in any situation. When you listen carefully, you can respond and take action appropriately and gain respect at work, within your family and in social situations. When you feel uncomfortable in a new environment, you need to listen… Read more »

Become a Leader: Why Pick You? ::

Become a Leader: Why Pick You? Most organizations follow a traditional structure with a leader over some number of worker bees. The ratios and relationships vary widely, but those with ultimate responsibility at the top generally want a limited and recognizable group of people to serve as communications links and to be held accountable for… Read more »

7 Ways to Make Your Mornings More Productive ::

7 Ways to Make Your Mornings More Productive Author: Peter Vossman A good morning leaves you feeling energized and sets the tone for the rest of your day, which is especially important when you need to get work done. Luckily, there are a number of small things you can do to jumpstart your mornings and… Read more »