Archive for March 2015

Check List for Achieving Your 2015

BHAGs (big hairy audacious goals)  ______Limit your goals to three per year. Once you’ve decide on three goals, decide which one will have the biggest impact on your life. Focus most of your efforts on the big impact goal. ____Sleep 7-8 hours a night and maintain a consistent sleep schedule. Getting enough sleep improves  your…

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Thriving in a Hostile Work Environment, Part 2

In this final installment of my series on working in a hostile work environment, I challenge you to shift your thinking. Instead of dreading going to work, I want you to consider why you go to work. If you go for the money and benefits, then own that reality. If you go because you would…

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Thriving in a Hostile Work Environment, Part 1

Several years ago, I had a job where I felt underpaid and unappreciated. I prayed for God to deliver me to something better. Year after year went by, and I continued in that position. Even though I was on the clock until five o’clock on Fridays, I usually stopped working at three. For two hours,…

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Surviving a Hostile Work Environment

Slacking, gossiping, backbiting, and cursing. Does this sound like your workplace? Maybe things are more subtle at your office. Those in charge are godless, unethical, and hungry for power. As Christ followers, we live and work in a fallen world. Most of us spend more waking hours at work than we do at home. But…

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7 Foods to Eat

I hate being told what not to eat. Don’t you? There is so much delicious food on this planet, so I’m creating a list of foods to eat with the reasons why. Dark chocolate. It is loaded with healthy antioxidants. It also has a little caffeine in it if you want to use it as…

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Should You Attend a Conference in 2015?

In 2013, I attended four conferences; three were in a different time zone. In 2014, I attended one conference in my home state and two out of town conferences.  For 2015, I am planning to attend only one conference, and it is in another state. Why did I go from four conferences in 2013 to…

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