Author: bsnyder

Did you know that when you need help the most you might actually be sabotaging your efforts to get it? It doesn’t make sense; but it’s true. This applies when you are both, physically or situationaly in need. The primary reason of sabotage is due to our resistance to being vulnerable.  When we are vulnerable...
Most people have many opinions on the way things should be. They ask questions like, “why can’t it be like this?” “Why aren’t we able to do that?” “Can’t they deliver it to me like this?” It is a great thing to ask questions, everyone has an opinion. In fact, this kind of thinking is...
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Life today presents us with so many different environments and situations. On a daily basis we pass judgments and take actions that help us navigate through our business, personal, political, and religious lives. We are continuously confronted with unprecedented amounts of information that can influence our decision making process. While this is good in so...
It’s precious to watch a young child learn. They ask questions that reveal their naivety and inquisitiveness. Question after question, their minds churn taking in information and formulating new questions. There is a lot of power in the questions children ask, and because of this they are rewarded with information for growth. As adults, power...
Results matter and should be the aim of every employee. Achieving results is what differentiates good employees from great ones. Sometimes though, when the result being pursued is a product or deliverable, the process used to deliver that result needs the same level of attention as the product itself. In other words, sometimes the process...
I know you have lots of reasons to not believe this, but people are good. They care about others and want to help those in need. Yes , yes . . there are some rotten people out there, but their percentage is much lower than you think. Most people know the difference between what’s good...
work-life balance
Since the late 70’s people have been struggling with the work-life balance issue: the balance between an individual’s work and personal life. Lot’s has been written on this subject trying to give men and women alike a strategy to balance work and personal demands. The problem is achieving a balance is impossible. In the past...
broken process
Every organizational leader wishes they had ten more employees just like them . . . the consensus worker who really cares about the organization’s customers and the quality of product and level of service they receive. These precious employees don’t focus on just their responsibilities; they are concerned about the whole value chain. They are...
excessive meetings
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We all have been in the position of trying to schedule a meeting with someone and because of their unviability can’t meet with them any sooner than four weeks out. Sure, people are busy with lots of added responsibility but meetings are a necessity as they are an effective tool for communication.  However, they can...
consequences
All of us have heard some time in our life “if you don’t do _____ (fill in the blank) there will be consequences.” Sometimes we did what we were supposed to do and avoided the consequence. Other times, we didn’t fare so well. Consequences are life’s little learning agents. But did you know there are...