WORK PRESSURE Vs. PRIORITIES

Many believe we can work better with less pressure – and they are wrong. When there is no pressure, we tend to procrastinate – and don’t get it done. We also produce less quality work. IT IS WHEN WE HAVE LESS PRESSURE THAT WE MUST CREATE MORE PRESSURE TO...

YOU CAN’T SAVE YOURSELF TO RICHES – Right or Wrong?

Many believe in this dictum – and their emphasis is to search for revenues and ways to earn more. And they are of course, wrong. Whether for your family budget or for your business, a dollar saved goes right to your bottom line. To earn more, you usually must...

WHY EXCUSES KILL US

Excuses and reasons are two sides of the same coin. When we make an excuse, we are in effect saying, we are not to blame. It is the excuse that is to blame. There are thousands of excuses such as: • The taxi broke down on the way to the client • I’m not feeling too...

THE SECRET OF MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION WORK!

A New Year gift for you: THE SECRET OF MAKING YOUR NEW YEAR RESOLUTION WORK! As the New Year dawns once more we resolve to do more, better. We make lists and assign priorities. We make plans. You might clean up files. You promise yourself that this time you will make...

Working Long Hours

Where do you stand on the spectrum of those working just enough to get by and those who really put in long hours? What’s the right balance?  One group believes that life has less meaning if we just work and improve and work incessantly. We give up too much. We...

PREVENTION VS. CURE

Problem prevention is a pain. In the first place, why will we take all the trouble to prevent something (bad) from happening – when we are not sure that it might even happen? It follows that problem preventers don’t get recognized – like the ship that...

The secret of… WHY PROBLEMS RECUR

Problems recur for two reasons. Our lack of appreciation that its impossible that a problem will occur and never show its ugly head again. The same problem, something similar but different or different but similar ALWAYS recurs. If problems did not recur, the whole...

The Secret of TEAMWORK

Have you heard of an organization with a 100 to 1 span of control? When at work, each of the team members knows exactly what each of the others are doing. Each one is expertly trained, a specialist in h/her field and does not need supervision. Each knows exactly what...

THE SECRET OF HAPPINESS

Some say the secret of happiness is being content with what you have. Until you learn to be content you will keep wanting and striving for more – and not find peace and happiness. But this is wrong. If you remain content with what you have, sooner or later you...