Coach’s Challenge for 8-4-13 “Finding Meaning and Purpose”

Good day, team. This week’s challenge is about finding meaning and purpose in our work and how that contributes to our overall happiness and sense of well-being. Over 60 years ago, the famous Austrian psychologist Viktor Frankl wrote a book called “Man’s Search for Meaning,” cited by...

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Coach’s Challenge for 7-14-13 “How Quickly We Lose It”

Good day, team. The theme of this week’s challenge is how quickly we can lose our cool in challenging situations. My husband and I recently took a 10-day vacation to Great Britain. Inspired by our godchildren, who are spending the summer in Europe, we concocted a plan...

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Coach’s Challenge for 6-23-13 “Success in Recruiting”

Good day, team. This week’s challenge is about the evolution of the recruiting process and tips for finding a new job — or the right candidate. Here’s a snippet from a recent Business Insider article, “Moneyball at Work: They’ve Discovered What Really Makes a Great Employee” by...

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Coach’s Challenge for 6/9/13 “Body Language”

Good day, team. This week’s challenge comes from the New York Times editor, Adam Bryant. Bryant’s column “Corner Office” runs every Friday and Saturday. He also writes a blog where you can read his editorials and make comments. I’ve been thinking a lot about body language...

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Coach’s Challenge for 6/2/13 “Birthday”

Good day team, In honor of my birthday this past weekend, I am celebrating by sharing one of my favorite poems with you. I hope you enjoy it! Love After Love The time will come when, with elation, you will greet yourself arriving at your own door, in your own...

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Coach’s Challenge for 5/26/13 “Controlling”

  Good day, team.   This week’s challenge is about control. Here’s one definition of control: to exercise restraint or direction over; to dominate; to command. This says it pretty well from my point of view. For example, occasionally, my husband makes dinner for us. I’m always happy...

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Coach’s Challenge for 5/19/13 “Bullies”

Good day, team. The coach’s challenge this week is about dealing with bullies in the workplace. Prompted by a request from a client to write about this subject, I am re-publishing the challenge dated 7/23/2006. It is a applicable today as it was then. First, let’s define...

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