Last time we unlocked the secrets of gratitude. And though many interesting ideas and research came up, I think I might have left you on a little bit of a cliffhanger. Typically, I present some actions or behaviors on how you can execute the ideas presented, and I didn’t do that, so I feel likeContinue reading How To Do Gratitude
It’s November and here in the US, that means Thanksgiving. A time when we give thanks for all that we have and all who we know and love. It’s a time of gathering of family, sharing of food, and recollecting upon all we have to be grateful for. And though we are grateful, loving, andContinue reading Beyond Gratitude
You’ve probably heard of the 5 Whys Method. It’s the exercise that has you ask 5 “Why” questions to help you get to the root cause of a problem. We typically use this method of questioning for troubleshooting issues, quality improvement, or process analysis. It goes something like this: Now, looking at purchasing an integratedContinue reading You’d Better Whys Up!
By now, you’ve probably heard the term “quiet quitting.” It also goes by the possibly more accurate and certainly more comical term “acting your wage.” Though these terms are new, the idea is not. We’ve gone through decades and decades of people doing their jobs. Nothing more, nothing less…just doing the job they were hiredContinue reading Dealing with Quiet Quitting
In our last post we looked at the first two parts of executing a Blue-Sky Paradigm – Determining what the particular cloud is and then moving to gain a new perspective. Today we look at the remaining three practices of the Blue-Sky Paradigm. Let’s get started. Make it RAIN. Sometimes your thoughts, feelings, and moodContinue reading Unlocking Clear Skies on Cloudy Days Part 2