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Stress and Difficult Employees Understanding why some employees become more difficult or negative, and when they are more likely to act that way can prevent that build up of stress from happening. So why are people difficult? The answers may lie in different areas, some related to the environment and some related to the “payoff” of using certain behaviours. Some employees learn very early on that the more noise they make, the more likely those around them will respond to their “squeaky-wheel” or “my-way-or-the-highway” approach. These are the employees who use their bodies and voices to intimidate. Some employees feel so hopeless and powerless in their life that they may develop the attitude of “what difference does it make?” These...Read More
Relaxation Day May Lead To Being Sick IT MAY NOT BE KAROSHI, BUT MANY HAVE EXPERIENCED LEISURE ILLNESS ON THEIR DAYS OFF We finally have a day off. One that we have been looking forward to. Only to be struck down with some kind of bug which makes us feel rotten. For some, taking a vacation doesn’t lead to sleeping in, relaxation or family fun. It may mean headaches, migraines, fatigue, muscular pains, nausea and viral infections that caused flu-like symptoms and colds. These symptoms can be a sign of leisure illness and they are often linked to stress caused by work overload and pushing ourselves too hard before taking time off. It May Not Just Be Psychosomatic This illness...Read More
Professional Speakers Day I have the best career ever!! Or at least I feel that I have the absolute right career for me at this time of my life. I get to share my ability to clarify and simplify with my passion for making life more meaningful and successful through speaking with audiences around the country. Being up on stage is great! It’s not necessarily being the center of attention that I love, but sharing what I have learned and what I have studied with those in the audience. Helping them to see things in different ways – pushing them to think differently about their life situations. Watching for understanding and seeing the ‘light bulb’ moments. Celebrating Professional Speakers Day...Read More
Professional Speaker I would never have imagined that one day that I, Beverly, would be a public speaker. I hated giving presentations. When I was younger I struggled with stress and public speaking. My voice would quiver. I would speak a mile a minute. My nervousness was obvious. Some people report that they would rather be naked in public than have to deliver a speech to their peers. I would have absolutely agreed with this statement. The stress was unbelievable and public speaking was best to be avoided whenever possible. Public Speaking Advice: You don’t need to be perfect. You just need to be able to deliver your message. Beverly Beuermann-King Click to tweet How Did I Lose The Stress...Read More