Personal Development

Refresh your job

January 3, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Have you been at your current job for two years? For three years or more? If so, you probably wonder at times how you can keep the job fresh and exciting. Start by completing these statements.
How did I begin to appreciate my own accomplishments and set more realistic expectations? I started saying no.

Schmoozing at a small event

January 3, 2019 Categorized in: Personal Development

Looking to make long-term connections at a small event? Brianna Elefant, writing at Entrepreneur, offers this advice.
Don’t trust that thesaurus! … This is why you don’t put metal in the microwave … Tired of marathon Monopoly sessions over the holidays? … Even presidents had typical teenager jobs at one point … One of the most dangerous animals to hunt: Hawaiian wild cattle
Optimization is like administrative skills and attitudes on steroids (in a good way!).

Don’t teach this way

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Always help in a crisis … and save the sermonizing for when the smoke clears.

1-Minute Strategies: January ’19

December 6, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Are those meetings really necessary? … Watch out for auto-linking … Try this headline analyzer … Attention Harry Potter fans! … The Mandela Effect

3 questions about SharePoint math

December 3, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

SharePoint project tools … Calculated list fields … SharePoint subtotals

When emotions run high

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

When co-workers’ emotions get the best of them, here’s how to respond.

4 ways to annoy strangers fast

November 29, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

You don’t want to come across as annoying or rude when you meet people for the first time. So, if you are interacting with a new group, whether it is a new work team or strangers at a social event, avoid these behaviors.
There’s enough time left this year to knock out a few more goals and ramp yourself up for a successful 2019. Follow these tips to keep yourself motivated through the New Year and beyond.
There are many things to be said about venting and releasing one’s angst or frustration through dialogue. In fact, the most important thing to be said is what is actually being said during this dialogue!

Food for thought about food

November 20, 2018 Categorized in: Personal Development

Avoid criticizing your dining mates on their dietary choices.