Don’t Burn Bridges, You Might Need Them Someday…View #3 Avoiding the Riptide

The previous two posts focused on how an employee and a supervisor should handle resignations.  This one is for the teammates left behind… Here we go.  As if life is not crazy enough, now everything at work is changing.  Your teammate is leaving, rumors may be flying and you have no idea what is going on. How are you going to handle this? Unfortunately many people in this situation jump… Continue Reading

Don’t burn bridges, you will need them someday!

View #1: Employee’s Point of View It is time to go.  You have reached the point that change must be made.  The job doesn’t suit you anymore and you don’t suit the job.  Maybe it was the environment.  Maybe it was the work.  Maybe it was you.  For whatever reason, change is imminent and you have to decide how you are going to handle it. Decide?  Yes, it is a… Continue Reading

The Real Realities

Please think back about ten, maybe even fifteen, years ago…what was different in our culture?  What weren’t we exposed to?  Any ideas? By the title of this blog, you may have guessed where I am going: very few reality shows existed. Now every network has some sort of reality show and after a few years, they all seem to take the same turn.  The shows become more scripted with ever… Continue Reading