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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… Continue Reading

View #2 of Don’t Burn Bridges, You Might Need Them Someday…

The last post focused on how an employee should exit a job.  This one is for the employer/supervisor’s point of view… It has happened.  Your team member has turned in their letter of resignation.  Change is imminent.  Now it is time to face your own emotions.  Yes, emotions.  Do you feel betrayed?  Angry?  Or, maybe… 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… Continue Reading

It is spring – time to renew your sense of positivity!

Here we are…the beginning of spring!  The weather has started to turn and people are coming out of hibernation.  Easter has brought a sense of renewal and hope.  The complaints and woes of winter are fading behind us.  Or are they?  Yes, yes – we do seem to be on the path to happiness now. … Continue Reading

Spring Cleaning! It’s time to eliminate the toxic instigators.

It always seems to happen, doesn’t it?  You want to focus on work.  You need to focus on work.  Yet, there you are, faced with someone who is determined to share every toxic thought with you.  They are out to erode your motivation, support and waste your time.  Just two days ago, a person that… Continue Reading