Takin’ Care of Business

Time to look for a new job. The dilemma is always, do I want to be an employee or a contractor? Sometimes there is no choice even if there are more contractors in your field than employees. You update your resume, post to all the internet job sites for your field and...

Hold on to Your Friends

What is it with people who do not keep their word? Is it an epidemic or what? Where I grew up, on the East coast, when you made a promise, you kept it, no matter what. If someone said they would meet you at a specific place at a chosen time, they would be there, even...

Respect Yourself

Employees, contractors and their respective managers, directors and executives want to be respected at work. They need to know that their contribution is respected; that they are a vital piece to help make the company a success. There needs to be purpose to what they...

How to Set Boundaries at Work and At Home

Everyone would like to perform well at work, but that doesn’t mean that you have to put up with everything. Respect requires boundaries, for yourself and others. In order for others to respect you, you will have to respect yourself as well. In addition, when we are...