Category: <span>Advice</span>

The Winding Road
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The Winding Road

It sounds so simple, but no one had ever told me: The road is winding and wide. I wasn’t aware because most people I knew pursued only one road: The Straight and Narrow. I don’t mean ‘honest’ and ‘moral’ here. I mean ‘straight’ and ‘narrow’– the complete opposite of ‘winding’ and ‘wide’. Here in Cleveland,...

Curb Your Complaining
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Curb Your Complaining

by Dr. Carla Rotering   “The only thing complaining does is convince other people that you are not in control.”– Unknown There’s an old saying that “misery loves company” – and over the last couple of years, things may feel pretty miserable to many if not most of us.  It seems a natural extension to...

To Develop Good Judgment…
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To Develop Good Judgment…

Did you make any decisions for the new year? In our last blog Rory offered a reflective approach using four questions as a guide to help readers act to create a meaningful 2020. In thinking about decisions to act, I came across an interesting article about good judgment [1] by Sir Andrew Likierman. [2] The...

Tip of the Month, November 2019 – Management Tips for Employees who Coast
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Tip of the Month, November 2019 – Management Tips for Employees who Coast

Jill Bachman’s blog article last month addressed the idea of coasting at work from an employee perspective (click here to read).  She described healthy coasting as the need to take a breath as part of a work life cycle and compared it to problematic coasting as an avoidance strategy when the individual is unhappy, burned...

Tip of the Month, October 2019 – Tips on Repurposing….Leadership
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Tip of the Month, October 2019 – Tips on Repurposing….Leadership

Last month the Thunderbird blog featured Dr. Carla Rotering’s honor of a Healthcare Heroes Lifetime Achievement Award from the Phoenix Business Journal. The story she tells about living the early years of her life in a boxcar which was repurposed into a cozy home reminded me of the value of repurposing. And it got me...

Should I Stay or Should I Go?
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Should I Stay or Should I Go?

I’ve got the Clash’s earworm stuck in my head. Should I stay or should I go If I go there will be trouble And if I stay it will be double So come on and let me know This indecision’s bugging me If you don’t want me, set me free Exactly who am I’m supposed...