Category: Sue’s Daily Blog

Finding Meaning #1241

Published on November 27, 2023 Written by

Doesn’t it feel like the holidays begin earlier and earlier each year? It seems that Halloween candy is out in the stores the minute school supplies are purchased, and Thanksgiving starts knocking on November 1st. Although I could use a little more breathing room between the celebrations, the holiday spirit does get me thinking about… View Article

Your Influence #1240 

Published on November 24, 2023 Written by

Whether we want to admit it or not, we often complain about the behavior of those around us—family, friends, colleagues, service providers, and fellow drivers. This even extends to public figures like celebrities and politicians, whom we can’t directly influence, yet we still complain!   Consider those you can directly impact. The way people behave around… View Article

Today I Will Start with Gratitude #1239 

Published on November 23, 2023 Written by

This morning, I was fully present to the sunrise. I don’t mean just observing the great colors, or simply noticing how the rolling clouds seemed almost artificial in their picturesque arrangement. In and of itself, the sunrise was spectacular, but today I was present in a way that, in a breath, everything else was magically… View Article

Build Bridges, Not Walls Part 2 #1238 

Published on November 22, 2023 Written by

In yesterday’s blog I shared practices that help build bridges in communication. Find more below!  3. Set clear expectations. No matter what your communication preference is, establishing clear expectations will increase your success. Everyone requires different amounts of information to produce results. Sharing key points, like deadlines and specific deliverables, will keep everyone accountable and on the… View Article

Build Bridges, Not Walls Part 1 #1237 

Published on November 21, 2023 Written by

I’ve been presenting on effective communication for 30 years now, and it has consistently made me check myself as well as my results. Like anyone, I can go on “autopilot” and lose focus on being intentional with my messages. When this happens, I revert to saying things the way it’s most comfortable for me to… View Article

Get Out of the Rut Part 2 #1236 

Published on November 20, 2023 Written by

In yesterday’s blog I shared how self-care practices (taken one step at a time) have helped me get out of a rut at different points in my life. Today I’m sharing a few more – try them!   Getting out of a rut is a process that times time. Be patient and kind with yourself… View Article

Get Out of the Rut Part 1 #1235

Published on November 17, 2023 Written by

Have you ever felt like you were in a rut or experiencing a particularly low point in your life? It’s times like these when we feel down, hopeless, and stuck. This can run the spectrum of significance, such as being bored at work to grieving the death of a family member or friend, but the… View Article

Grief is a Journey Part 2 #1234 

Published on November 16, 2023 Written by

Today’s blog is a continuation of our conversation on grief. I hope you find comfort in the words below.   Grief from Loss: The grief we feel when someone we love dies often feels permanent and all-encompassing. It is a different kind of pain, and it was best described to me by a friend who lost… View Article

Grief is a Journey Part 1 #1233 

Published on November 15, 2023 Written by

Grief. It’s not a topic most people like to talk about or know how to experience, and it’s been present for our family these past few weeks.   If you have experienced grief — the profound loss of a loved one, the living grief of divorce or living with a terminal illness, to name a few,… View Article

Celebrate Your Employees This Season Part 2 #1232 

Published on November 14, 2023 Written by

I’m picking up from yesterday’s blog about giving holiday gifts employees will truly value.   Idea #2: Make it Meaningful and Memorable   Often the most meaningful gifts are homemade or low-cost. When it comes to a good gift, it’s truly the thought that counts. Showing your employees that you know their individual interests goes a long… View Article


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