Monthly Archives: January 2013

Job Satisfaction: Necessity or Luxury?

When unemployment rates are uncomfortably high and profit levels flat, businesses may inappropriately reason that surveying employees about their job satisfaction is a luxury that only mega-corporations can afford. However,…

Finding Your Path

“Find the thing you do best in the world, and success will follow.” While growing up this was the advice my parents gave when I frequently asked how I would…

How Employees Succeed – Grit

  Paul Tough’s book How Children Succeed: Grit, Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character is not just great reading for those who are interested in finding answers to the…

Here’s to Saying Thank You from the Bottom-Up

Saying thanks to a colleague or boss is pretty straight-forward and easy. Writing a note of thanks can be a bit trickier but is not overly taxing. Right? Then what’s…

Ways to Have “Fun” at Work in 2013

Frequently, I hear people talking about the need to make work fun. It’s hard not to agree; however, the reality is that most jobs bring a variety of tensions –…