Personal Development

1-Minute Strategies: October ’21

September 1, 2021 Categorized in: Personal Development

2-3-2-3 or 3-3-4? … What is a capitonym? … Why good doggies seem so good … Nostalgia overwhelm!
Last year, as employees were piling up accrued time they couldn’t use, the IRS allowed them to cash out their unused time, donate the cash to their employers and their employers would donate the cash to charitable organizations helping people impacted by the pandemic. The IRS has extended this relief through the end of this year.
Remember that talented employees come in a variety of sizes.
A full 67% of supervisors of remote workers surveyed by the Society for Human Resource Management consider them more replaceable than on-site workers.

Simplify to magnify

August 4, 2021 Categorized in: Personal Development

A questing curiosity and magic threads through my life, inspiring me to simplify purpose to magnify meaning.

Hey, are you rich?

August 4, 2021 Categorized in: Personal Development

Do you find yourself wondering how your life would be different—or better—if you had more?
Treat every meeting invite as if it were the first one … Make a Concessions Wish List … What we learned from the “Friends” reunion … has a very practical purpose … Is your fear of flying controlling you?
Q: “What recourse does an employer have against an employee if we are requiring them to complete an attestation form regarding the employee’s covid vaccination status? Can the employer terminate the employee or prevent them from reporting to work until the form has been completed? By requiring the employee to respond to the request, is the company violating any HIPAA, ADA or PHI laws?” – Anonymous, Hawaii
Over the last eighteen months, virtually everything in our daily lives was affected by covid-19, including our eye health.
From a young age, Jesse Genet was full of ideas and grew frustrated at what she saw as a disconnect between what she could imagine and what she knew how to build. But she had a natural interest in “extreme learning”—putting oneself in a position to learn as a means to an end, and necessary to move on to the next thing.

Taking care of you

July 7, 2021 Categorized in: Personal Development

As an assistant you can easily get burned out. You may not realize it until you are too tired, frustrated or agitated, or lose your temper. You must learn to take care of yourself.
Here’s how to avoid becoming a victim of a ransomware attack.
Question: I have trouble staying on task for very long if it’s repetitive or boring. I allow myself to get distracted so easily! How do you deal with this?