Change

Embracing Organizational Change Takes a Human Approach

People say “change is good” and for the most part, they are right. Without change, growth would not occur and boredom would settle in. However, change can also be frustrating and negative if it isn’t handled correctly. Effectively managing change …

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Make it or Break it: The Secret to Successful Outcomes

We all want to make it happen. Whether it is to be more profitable, more lovable, healthier, or wittier – we strive to succeed, but many of us don’t make it to the finish line. In fact, 43% of Americans …

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Happiness and the Bottom Line in Business

Happiness is not all about fun and games. Research shows the importance of positive emotions in employees’ overall achievement. What constitutes a worker’s level of productivity and success? – Their overall feeling of happiness – Their intrinsic interest in their …

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Dubai – A Very Cool Experience

I had the pleasure of laying over in Dubai for a short visit and thankfully was able to sneak a peek at the world’s tallest building, the Burj Khalifa. This amazing structure stands 2,716 feet tall with 57 elevators, 8 …

The Top 10 Qualities of a Real Dad

When you think of fatherhood, what comes to mind? A strict disciplinarian who rarely spends time with his children? Or do you think of a devoted, loving, interactive dad? Dads can sometimes get a bad rap due to the stereotype …

Motherhood is not for the Meek!

How many of you are mothers? How many of you are thinking of being a mother? I can assure you that this article will be of interest to anyone who currently rears children or who may have plans to do …

Marriage Stuck in a Rut

Question: Dear Renee, I’ve been married for ten years but am worried that we may be stuck in a rut. It seems that all we do together is argue. We are very involved with our jobs and both feel exhausted …

Stress Management

Question: Dear Renee, I find it harder and harder to manage my life with all of the stress from my work and my family; I don’t even have time for myself. I feel as if I’m constantly struggling to meet …