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Friday Food for Thought

It Takes More Than Teamwork

It Takes More Than Teamwork

Teamwork makes the dream work is a popular saying, but teamwork is only part of the equation when pursuing success.

Is Good Customer Service Dead or Alive?

Is Good Customer Service Dead or Alive?

With shortage of staff, we have to wonder if good customer service is dead or alive. Yet, a positive customer experience can stay with you forever!

Dog Days of Summer

Dog Days of Summer

As the dog days of summer come to their end, we hope you fill your long weekend with friends, family and activities you love!

The Social Network

The Social Network

When we think about the value of our network, often we focus on our professional connections. However, there is untapped value in our personal networks too.

Can You Win Against Yourself?

Can You Win Against Yourself?

When it is you who you are arguing with, it can be the most frustrating debate of all. Can you truly win against yourself?

I am an Imposter!!

I am an Imposter!!

Despite our successes, more often than not we feel like we are an imposter. Remember to recognize and celebrate all of your achievements!

A Good Story

A Good Story

We all embellish the truth in order to tell a good story, just make sure to not cross the line of embellishment.

Is Competition Good?

Is Competition Good?

A little healthy competition is good for the soul, so long as you’re competing for the right reasons.

Power and Force

Power and Force

Power and force are two sides of the same coin, but using your power will help you achieve your goals more efficiently than using force.

FREEDOM!!!

FREEDOM!!!

Old ways are in the past, and with the luxury of freedom, we have the ability to create new ways for the future.

Be a Good Scout

Be a Good Scout

As things continue to open up, be a good scout and remember to be prepared for any old thing that might come your way.

Conversations That Go Nowhere

Conversations That Go Nowhere

Stop going in circles! Rather than having conversations that go nowhere, take a step back and find a path to move forward towards resolution.

Courage to Move Forward

Courage to Move Forward

Despite the differences between courage and confidence, they are interchangeable. Yet, you need courage in order to move forward into confidence.

The Dance

The Dance

Whether your steps are forward or back, just keep moving towards your goal. No matter how you dance, it is all forward progress.

Celebrate Everything!!!

Celebrate Everything!!!

With all there is to celebrate this Memorial Day Weekend, the possibilities are endless. So, why not celebrate everything?

For the Greater Good

For the Greater Good

We all make sacrifices for what we are passionate about. What have you set aside for the greater good?

Forest for the Trees

Forest for the Trees

Too often we get too caught up in the little details, we can’t see the forest for the trees. This weekend, take a look at the bigger picture.

No Bad Ideas

No Bad Ideas

There are no bad ideas, just good or even great ideas in the making.

Normalize Saying No

Normalize Saying No

As the pandemic slows and the invitations roll in, instead of feeling obligated to do something you don’t want, we suggest you normalize saying no.

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

(I Can’t Get No) Satisfaction

Human beings are forever chasing satisfaction, but happiness lies in remembering to be satisfied with what you already have.

Truth is Elusive

Truth is Elusive

We all have our truths, and while it’s great to have passion about your beliefs, you must recognize truth is elusive, it’s not fact.

What Do You Do?

What Do You Do?

To really flourish in any role, you need to know what your real job is, and that is to go above and beyond.

The Perception of Value

The Perception of Value

The perception of value is a peculiar thing, and what we value the most can be anything from material items to experiences.

Strength in Willpower

Strength in Willpower

If you weren’t impressed by this year’s Superbowl, maybe you should take a closer look at what was achieved.

Constructive Anger

Constructive Anger

Not all anger is created equal, sometimes it can be constructive if you choose to let it make you better, not bitter.

Trust is Fragile

Trust is Fragile

Trust is fragile and takes time to build, but our strongest relationships are with those we trust the most.

Toads Taste Nasty

Toads Taste Nasty

Toads taste nasty, so why not get the worst out of the way first thing? Then, you can truly enjoy what you’re looking forward to.

January Blues

January Blues

The holidays are over, which means the January Blues are setting in. What are you planning on doing for yourself this month?

I Had Goals, I Had Plans

I Had Goals, I Had Plans

2020 has been a brutal year, but it has taught us some important skills and lessons to bring into 2021.

December is Important

December is Important

December is the busiest time of the year for many of us, and this year is no different. Remember we have a lot to celebrate, even in 2020!

Reset

Reset

With the end of the year fast approaching, it’s important to take the time to reset and recharge before the new year.

Unprecedented

Unprecedented

One thing is the same this year: the feeling of helping someone just because you can and expecting nothing in return is unprecedented.

Saying Yes

Saying Yes

Having a habit of saying yes can be a good thing that can lead to experiences you may not have had if you had said no.

Turkey Day!!

Turkey Day!!

In a time that is so complicated, we’ll keep it simple: thank you to our network, and we hope you have a great holiday!

Put the Work In

Put the Work In

Goals are hard to reach if you don’t lean in and put in the hard work to achieve them.

Happy Endings!!

Happy Endings!!

Good or bad, endings always leave a significant impact on us. Luckily, there’s still time to give 2020 the happy ending we deserve!

Bouncing Back

Bouncing Back

It may not have been a great, good or even okay year, but for many of us, 2020 has proved to be a resilient one. Cheers for bouncing back!

The Gift of Complaints

The Gift of Complaints

If you choose to learn from the negative feedback, complaints could be a blessing in disguise.

What’s Next

What’s Next

Having a plan in place gives us a sense of direction, while changing course gives us an opportunity to grow. So, what’s next?

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