Tag Archives: employees and employers

Living a Big Life

We’ve all heard the expression “Go big or Go Home” at one point or another.  For some reason this past week this has become my mantra, so to speak.  You see I tend to have spurts of time where I live … Continue reading

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Random Stop Syndrome

While at a conference in Las Vegas, I experience a phenomenon I refer to as “Random Stop Syndrome”.  While walking through the casinos people would come to a sudden and complete stop for no apparent reason setting off a chain … Continue reading

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The Billion Dollar Employee Crisis

This week I had the distinction of speaking at the Illinois Society of Human Resource Managers (SHRM) conference on the effect of elder-care on the workplace.   As I finished my presentation an attendee approached and as she did the tears … Continue reading

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Putting yourself on hold and dealing with the unexpected

This post comes from the archives but since I’m dealing with major pain and flu-like symptoms this week, I thought I’d dig it back out. Heck, it’s good enough to re-hash!  Caring for others most often changes “Life as we … Continue reading

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Affirmation Junkies

Isn’t it great when someone comes along and pats you on the back and says, “You’ve done a terrific job. A job well done. You are superb. You are the man (or woman).” It really makes one feel all warm … Continue reading

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Employee loyalty gone down the toilet: What’s the scoop?

Yesterday I came across an article from ABC News titled “Economic Recovery:Employee Loyalty at Low; Many May Look For New Jobs.” I was intrigued by the statistics in this article taken from a recent survey by MetLife that said one-third … Continue reading

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