Time Is On My Side: Even in Technology

Time Is On My Side: Even in Technology

The folks at OfficeTime.net asked survey respondents about their rationale for “wasting time” at work and at least 64% of respondents attributed their lost time to 1) feeling stress and 2) lack of inspiration.  I assert that these two answers are very much related, and readily addressed.  Read Sir Mick Jagger’s famous lips…

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Even HR Pro's Seek Jobs w/Better Corp Culture

Even HR Pro's Seek Jobs w/Better Corp Culture

I was a bit taken aback to see in this month’s edition of 'HR Magazine', an HR Jobs Pulse Survey released by the Society for Human Resource Management, in which nearly half of the HR respondents who said that they plan to seek new employment in the near future said they would be “seeking a better organizational/corporate culture." What? HR professionals? Then what about the rest of us?

 

 

 

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The Next 40 Days: Let the Countdown Begin!

The Next 40 Days: Let the Countdown Begin!

There’s a pretty well known story about big events occurring over the course of 40 days: I know you know the epic tale.  While we certainly can’t compete with that story, our next 40 days promise –not a flood- but a terrific series of events here at Timely Transformations.  Here are the three ways we’re going to ‘make it rain’ in the next 40 days:

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When looking for motivation, sometimes you have to look beyond yourself

When looking for motivation, sometimes you have to look beyond yourself

In my former life as a martial artist, I encountered a number of women in self-defense classes who said that they could never hurt anyone and that in response to any form of brutality, they’d rather be hurt than hurt someone else.  The instructor’s response to this selfless position was to always ask the student if there was someone else they could think of who might also be harmed if the non-combatant student were harmed.  A child?  A parent?  A puppy waiting at home?  If the student was not willing to defend herself, she was asked to look for sufficient reason outside herself to spur her to action.

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