Work life balance

The Value of Abundant Praise at Work

The Value of Abundant Praise at Work Article by Jodi Wehling A senior level leader once told me she wasn’t one to give much praise so she needed to hire someone who didn’t need that.  So, finding someone with a high level of self-confidence went on my list of have-to-have characteristics of the candidates.  However,…

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How to Make it to the Next Vacation

How to Make it to the Next Vacation Last week, we talked about the value of vacations and a plan for integrating them into 2016. We now know from research what we already knew from life experience; the positive effects of vacations only last about four weeks. Most of us can’t take a full week…

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Vacations: A hiatus from work will make you more productive!

Vacations: A hiatus from work will make you more productive!   Hello and welcome 2016 — you feel fantastic!  But I don’t give you much credit for this feeling.  I attribute that to the last week of your predecessor, good old 2015. I’ve known it intellectually for years, and learned once again through experience during…

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