Making Conflict Productive

Based on the feedback I’ve had from my previous articles on conflict in the workplace and dealing with difficult people, I’ve learned that this is one of the biggest challenges we face in our daily lives.  And that means that … Continue reading

Dealing With Difficult People

When I ask people what their biggest challenges at work are, “dealing with difficult people” is usually in the top 5. And when I ask for further explanation or examples, I hear things like “unreasonable,” “always has to be right,” … Continue reading

Are You in a Rut?

Three [early] mornings a week, I travel to the fitness center to swim.  I park in the same place, use the same locker, the same lane to do my laps, the same stall to take my shower.  Today, someone was … Continue reading

Where Do You Need More Clarity?

In my recent post, Three Ways to Gain More Clarity, I shared some of the easiest ways to improve the level of clarity in your life and in your work.  One reader asked:  How do you know where you need more … Continue reading

5 Reasons to Make Self Care Your Top Priority

I can’t say for sure exactly when I realized that taking care of me should be my number one priority.  It was likely a mindset shift that took place gradually.  Recently, I’ve been asked by several people “Cheryl, how do … Continue reading