By Sam Glenn, The Attitude Guy Motivational Speaker, Author and Entrepreneur It is 4 minutes to 9 am and I need to run into a retail store to grab a few items. I know exactly what I want. I have the cash, credit or check – however the retailer wants to be paid. I walk …
How Much Will a Bad Attitude Cost Your Company? A positive attitude engaged in positive action leads to positive results. But what happens when not everyone has a positive attitude? Have you thought of how much a bad attitude can cost your company? Recently, I went to purchase a Television from a well know …
Insecurities—we all have them. While I am happy with myself and confident in my being, subtle doubts and insecurities creep into my mind from time to time.
Do you ever feel like the whole world is conspiring against you? Are you the type of person who is always posting on Facebook about “bad days gone worse?”
Below is an interview with Marlene Chism, our partner and next guest on Go Positive University. Enjoy! -Sam Glenn Question: Marlene, explain what you mean by drama? Answer: Everyone knows what it’s like to dread making a call when you know you should. Or it’s the voice in your head that makes you doubt your …
Is it good to slash prices and cut development corners? In a moment, I am going to show you some math that will blow your mind: the cost of keeping professional development versus cutting it. Employee development is an easy cut when you are trying to brighten the bottom line; but does it really pay?
I sat swiveling in my chair trying to see how many times I could go around with just a few pushes. This is how I started my work day—drinking coffee and spinning in my chair with thoughts of, “I need a new job! The management here is not good, the stress is intense, and it’s just not a fun place to work.”
No matter where you’re currently employed, you likely have to deal with a few difficult co-workers on a regular basis. Whether these people test your nerves by being publicly hostile, gossiping behind your back, or being stubborn and unyielding to new ideas, they’re enough to make you want to quit. But in today’s economy, quitting any job is simply not an option. Therefore, your best bet is to learn not only how to get along with difficult people, but also to learn a few lessons from them.
Life is about managing the things that we tolerate. What are you no longer willing to tolerate? What is currently bad enough for your life that you are willing to let it go?
CNN reported yesterday on a flight attendant at JFK airport who cursed at passengers, snagged a beer, pulled an emergency chute, and exited the plane. Apparently, he was quitting his job.