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Just Do It

Just Do It.  I don't know where Nike came up with that slogan, but it works. Procrastination is a major problem for a lot of people.  Who knows why.  Maybe it is fear of getting the job done.  Maybe the job is so big you don't know where to start so you just put it off until another day.   Maybe you really don't want to do it in the first place. Whatever the reason, the answer is to Just D ...


Office Party Gossip

I have been researching tips for holiday office parties.  They all pretty much give the same examples: 1.  Always attend an office party as it would hurt your reputation to decline. 2.  Remember that it is a work related party, so leave your lampshade behind. 3. Always designate a driver just in case you need one. I came across one article (click here) that touched on a topic the others did ...


Swine Flu

Flu season is upon us, but this year we also have to contend with Swine flu (H1N1).  Whether you want to admit it or not, everyone is just a little bit concerned about it.  As someone who has a compromised immune system, I thought I would let you know the answers to my questions. I have Crohn’s disease and did not want to get a flue shot if it contained a live virus. The “flu shot” is an ...


Is it Unprofessional?

Foul language is one of my pet peeves. I do not talk this way and do not appreciate it when others talk this way in my presence.  Lately I have seen this type of language on Twitter and Facebook.  In my opinion this is very rude, unprofessional behavior.  Granted, this is just my opinion, but would bet that others feel the same way.  Please leave a comment and let me know how you feel.


How to Find Your Work/Life Balance

According to Wikipedia, balance (metaphysics) is a desirable point between two or more opposite forces.  For most people work and life are those opposite forces.  So how do you find the balance? No one can tell you where your balance should be as everyone has different priorities.  You must find your own balance. You don’t just wake up one morning with inner peace and harmony in your life.  ...