Monthly Archives: November 2011

Workplace Stress: It’s Getting Worse

A recent survey by global professional services company Towers Watson revealed that North American workers cite excessive workloads, lack of work-life balance, unclear or conflicting job expectations and inadequate staffing as the top sources of workplace stress. The survey was completed by … Continue reading

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Don’t Cough on Me!!

One of the many things we learned from the flu frenzy, in addition to washing our hands and sneezing into our elbows, is that if you think you have the flu then stay home to reduce the risk of infecting … Continue reading

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Perfectionism: Not an Easy Road to Travel

As parents and teachers we always encourage our children to do their best and strive for perfection. But we have to be careful not to cross the line between asking them to try their best and creating a situation where … Continue reading

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Life and Death Lessons

My first summer job was a little strange, even eerie. But it taught me a few important lessons about myself and the world of work. I lived near a cemetery and every summer there was an annual cemetery mass. For … Continue reading

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I May Be a Workaholic But I’m Working On It!!

  Workaholic…. But I’m Working On It!!! change, change the things you can, dealing with difficult people, difficult people, mike martin, workaholic, workplace wellness   So are you a workaholic?  The basic self-test for a problem is that if you think … Continue reading

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Workaholic??

  Am I A Workaholic?? change, change the things you can, choices, dealing with difficult people, difficult people, mike martin, serenity, workplace wellness Are you a workaholic? Like many other problems in life if you think you have a problem, you’re … Continue reading

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Grateful for the Cold: A Canadian Love Story

If one can be grateful about the Canadian climate it is because one season kills off the bugs from the last. In winter, which is over half of the year, the flu bugs with their ever- increasing immunity from any other … Continue reading

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