Monthly Archives: September 2011

Get Fired Up! About Social Media

Make the Most of Your Posts If you are one of the of people who regularly use social media to share information, here are a few tips to fire up! your social media and relieve stress from posting. (Learned some of … Continue reading

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Stress Express Tip: Be Proactive with Others

Engage Others in Being Proactive Do you ever feel you are at the mercy of others when it comes to meeting your deadlines?  Are you frequently caught short in terms of time or resources because one of your clients waited … Continue reading

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Stress Express Tip: Remove Yourself from the Source

Escape the Negative Influencer Other people are often the cause of our stress, whether they are upset about things that happen to them or outside world issues.  Sometimes our co-workers or loved ones bring their stress with them to work and are in … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your People By Including Them

Appreciate Your Employees & Give Them Feedback In a study conducted by USA Today a few years back, the top three things that employees want are: interesting work, appreciation and being “in” on things. The U.S. Dept. of Labor said  46% of … Continue reading

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Fire Up! Your Business Standards

You Do Have the Power to Stop Negative Behavior No matter what kind of professional you are, CEO, executive, business owner, doctor, lawyer, manager, you have the right and indeed, the responsibility, to set standards for your workplace.  Many fields have set standards … Continue reading

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Igniting Your Promotion- What You Can Do

5:15 Can Make All the Difference In an article in Fortune Small Business, FSB, Pat Croce shared a clever way to stay on top of his employees’ progress, concerns and successes. Every Friday, all employees and managers write a progress report that lands … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your Communications at Work

 If You Don’t Know What’s Going On, Ask One of the hardest parts of any job is feeling like you are missing critical data you need.  Sometimes that data is product and service-related and other times, it is personnel-related.  If you … Continue reading

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Fire Up Your Marketing by Sponsoring Events

 Marketing Tip: Event Sponsorships Clients often ask me about unique ways to market themselves with good return. One approach is to sponsor an event or cause that you believe in, which has an audience of people who might use your … Continue reading

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FIre Up Performance with Praise

Management Tip: Catch People in Act of Doing it Right  At a recent networking function, I hugged a business associate and praised her for her recent accomplishments.  She said “I wish they treated me this way at work.”  How sad that so … Continue reading

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Fire Up! Your Employee Success

Stress Express Tip:  Give Crystal Clear Expectations to Your People Welcoa leader David Hunnicutt says that only 10% of all employers have crystal clear expectations for their employees. That’s especially astonishing when you need them to perform at high levels under significant pressure. If they … Continue reading

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