MODERATION

Moderation is what we strive for in eating, drinking, exercising, smoking, and in general, all things fun. It is easy peasy for some people and for others, not so much. Am I the only insane person who likes to go overboard? I was talking to my sister the other day and...

Earn Respect in the Workplace

It is really easy to get frustrated with certain aspects of our jobs. Let’s face it, everything cannot possibly go the way we want in the business world.  Even company owners and presidents have aspects of their jobs that they dread.  Here are a few things to keep in...

INDIVIDUALITY IN THE WORKPLACE

When I started at Melinda Holm & Associates in May, my mind immediately drifted to a John Hughes film:  a coming of age tale about a group of teens trying to connect with each other while trying to find themselves, with every situation drifting between sweet and...

LIVING WITH INTEGRITY

I often tell my kids they need to always have integrity.  That they must make decisions based on their sense of right and wrong – not decisions based on what their friends are doing.  The other day my 10 year old asked me what I mean when I say “live with integrity.”...