Archives from: 16 August 2019
August 16, 2019
Do you know who you are? You’ve heard it before, “it’s what’s on the inside that counts”, but have you ever taken a moment to interpret what exactly that means in terms of change?  On the outside lie the words you speak, the clothes you wear, and the things you do; it’s your interface with the world. On the inside lies a certain way of perceiving the world, and the emotions and feelings that flow out of that perception.  Real change can only come when that internal perception changes. External factors may influence the need for change, but it is only when your internal self realizes the need for change that you can actually see it through.  External Factors External factors often influence your thoughts so you believe there is a need for ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

Gossip and Malicious Talk

August 12, 2019
Humans are social beings, especially in a work environment. When social interactions take place at work, it’s likely some of those interactions may involve gossip. While gossip can be toxic in any environment, it’s especially destructive in the workplace. Gossip can have a negative impact on work environments, employee ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

After

July 26, 2019
Every day we are faced with the task of making decisions; some much more difficult than others.  Should I order pizza or a salad? What should I wear today? Should I take that new job? While some decisions require more deliberation than others, it’s certain that we spend a tremendous ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

From The Outside In

July 22, 2019
Have you ever taken a step back to reflect on past performances? Self-evaluation is one of the most important, and most challenging, skills you can have in both your professional and personal life. It is crucial for us to look at ourselves objectively to see what is good, ...
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Jenny Weinhardt

Work Smarter, Not Harder, Not Longer

November 9, 2018
I would hazard a guess that at least 80 per cent of entrepreneurs finish the day not having accomplished everything that they had set out to do. Does that mean that they need to work longer hours or does it mean that they need to change their routines ...
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Mark Chyz

Vacation Doesn’t Mean Working by the Beach

August 21, 2018
“A vacation is what you take when you can no longer take what you’ve been taking.” -Earl Wilson, Journalist Why do we tend to judge those who take vacation? We’ve all heard it before, “is now the right time to take vacation,” “he can’t be that dedicated if he ...
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Mark Chyz

Develop a Bench of Players

April 18, 2018
Crucial Strategy to Safeguard Long-term Business Sustainment Succession planning is a vital, yet often undervalued process for many small entrepreneurial businesses, but is something that is necessary for long-term business sustainment. This isn’t something that is absolutely required at the highest levels, but should be considered for every single ...
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Mark Chyz

The Changing Dynamics of Friendships in Business Part II

February 27, 2018
Part Two: Friendships and Business - Keeping it Professional In our last blog we discussed the implications of working with friends and the importance of open, honest and goal-focused conversations before proceeding. That is simply one aspect that is to be considered. The other is to recognize that there ...
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Mark Chyz

The Discussions That Never Happen in Business Part 1

February 20, 2018
Working with Friends: Part One “A friendship founded on business is better than a business founded on friendship.” – Unknown Friendships are one of the most precious parts of life and are to be highly valued. In business, however, this can be something entirely different and the two should never ...
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Mark Chyz

The importance of Being a Mentor

January 31, 2018
Cast your Mentoring Net Wide   “A good coach will make his players see what they can become, rather than what they are.” - Ara Parseghian   Regardless of your level of experience or knowledge, mentors are one of the most valuable assets you can leverage throughout the duration of your ...
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Mark Chyz