Rants

Expecting Employees to Work 24/7

Assumptions that haven’t been discussed can be particularly dangerous in the workplace. A boss may expect an employee to respond to emails at all hours of the day. They may want someone who will work seven days a week.

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Crisis Management Plan: How and Why

Sometimes, even the best laid plans may not prepare you for what lies ahead. This is not fool proof. But in many cases, having a plan can be the difference between thriving and losing your business during a major change or disaster.

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Vendor Loyalty

Vendor loyalty is when we show devotion and adherence to our vendors. We work with them diligently and make sure they know that they’re appreciated.

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The Generational Mix Up

Millennials often get a bad reputation over ridiculous misconceptions, thanks to being mistaken as Gen Z’ers. As a millennial myself, I often become annoyed at people thinking that my peers and I are off partying, blowing our money on new clothes, just starting out in the workforce, etc. I’ve honestly never quite been sure if people purposefully confuse millennials with Generation Z or if they are just ignorant of the age differences.

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Good Vibes During Hard Times

Today, I sit in my home for the third week, anxiously awaiting the day that the stay-at-home order (due to COVID-19) is lifted. As it is, there is at least the rest of this month left of being at home, people working remotely, children learning through online classes, and only “essential” businesses and activities being permitted. While we all sit and wait, people are beginning to deal with regular panic attacks and depression. So what can we do to help stifle the negative energy that is surrounding us during these trying times?

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Show a Little Thankfulness

Most adults these days have a problem with gratitude… With such a fast-paced society, we forget to take a moment to stop and think about what all is going right. We’re too worried about bills, work, responsibilities, and health to reflect on all of the positive.

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Reliable Content

In today’s digital world, content creation is essential. But don’t just put something out there for the sake of posting. Make your content valuable – and accurate.

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Eat Bitter Until…

The Chinese teach the phrase Chi Ku 吃苦 – translated to “eat bitter,” which refers to buckling down in times of hardship. It creates a mindset that reminds you to push through the hard times, as difficulty is a part of life.

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Stop, But Don’t Quit

“If you quit on the process, you are quitting on the result.” – Idowu Koyenikan, Wealth for All: Living a Life of Success at the

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Talking Like a Toddler

…A vibrant, fearless two-year-old boy…is actually one of the best communicators that I know. You may think that I’m kidding, but I’m really not. The irony is that his vocabulary right now only consists of about 75 words.

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