To comfortably and successfully navigate the job market, and the workplace with the workforce, you must know when to take things personally and when it’s best to let things go
The world never stays the same. Why should you? You’ve got to be the spark, the catalyst for change.
Early fame consumed Lohan and Jackson, two adorable children who grew to become very famous celebrities who consistently thumbed their noses at authority. Living life, an abundant life of substance and purpose, requires that you GROW UP and SHOW UP!
I remember that day with the sharp, rare clarity it possessed…..A day that makes you thankful to be alive. Little did I know…
Our corporate motto was “Shed light and the people will find their own way.” The world was clothed in darkness. A lot of people were seeking light that day and in the days that followed.
“Painful as it may be, a significant emotional event can be the catalyst for choosing a direction that serves us – and those around us – more effectively. Look for the learning,” Louisa May Alcott.
The golden moments in the stream of life rush past us, and we see nothing but sand; the angels come to visit us, and we only know them when they are gone,” (George Eliot)
The things you learn in maturity seldom involved information and skills. We learn by accepting the obligations of life, by suffering, by taking risks, by loving, by bearing life’s indignities with dignity.
As in all families, the royals have their signs and languages, code speak beyond what most of us may imagine. Could we commoners be so crafty yet simplistic in our comings and goings? You bet!
Farm Town is a great germinator of creativity. It provides sustenance to those hungry for a sense of community and waters the desire for achievement. “…in the real world I was planting seeds and fertilizing hope to harvest employment.” Farm Town is still feeding me. 20 Life Lessons Reaped from Farm Town; There is nothing more frustrating than hiring a worker and having him/her abandon his job. If things don’t suit you, you can always sell everything and start over!
If we put the death of a loved one to one side, there aren’t many occurrences that can rattle us like the loss of a job. In one fell swoop, we lose our sense of security, our livelihood, and our self-esteem.
As you take inventory of the important things in your life, the ones that bring you peace and plenty, most likely you won’t find anything of importance from your employer.
“….what goes on in the human resource office behind closed doors?”
When meeting with passionate albeit sometimes over-zealous employees, some with egos that exceeded a super-sized, jumbo, caffeinated drink, 9 times out of 10 they were arguing and complaining about a colleague who refused to listen or back down and, shock of shocks, refused to change.
If you approach conflict and disagreement as a Sears power tool in shrill attack mode, it’s not likely to do the job you intended.
…..just remember that in the traffic jam, you are actually ahead of someone else who is waiting for YOU to move before he/she can make progress.