Motivation

Don’t just talk about it, SOLVE it!

worry

Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but doesn’t get you anywhere. That’s what talking about problems does. Nothing. Okay, ALMOST nothing. Talking about problems can help you “get stuff off your chest,” give you an emotional band-aid, and spread some good ole’ fashioned gossip around. But talking…

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Are You the Right Person in the Right Job?

Yesterday, I was listening to a talk show as I was driving my car and I heard someone say, “Love what you do when you are doing it and it will show in the work you do.” It’s funny how messages get reinforced.  Recently, I’ve been doing a lot of reading on this subject and…

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Time of Reflection

The Halloween and fall decorations are in the stores and some retail stores already have their Christmas products out. It feels way too early to be dealing with the holidays – haven’t we just come out of summer? Soon, people will dive into the holiday spirit and decorate their homes, invite family members to feast…

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9 Ways To Get Back On Track

There are only five more days of school down here in Texas! I know. I can’t believe it either. It’s always easy in the summer to get off track, which is the worst time, since it’s the last half of the year. I was thinking back to when I worked in a center. It was…

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I Didn’t Even Notice I Reached My Goal!

During a recent daily walk, I noticed I had gotten all the way to Starbucks (about 2 miles) and nearly back home and had not checked my Fitbit once to see how many steps I’d taken. It was fascinating because I used to be pretty obsessive about checking how many steps I had for the day…

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Celebrate Success

We have just finished Q3 and are sliding into home plate for Q4. A friend of mine recently said at her quarterly planning session that games are won in the 4th quarter. I loved that analogy. The game has certainly been going on all year but technically what we do in these next 13 weeks…

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Taking It One Step at a Time

Have you ever tried to force yourself to do something you know you need to do? I hear people talk about having the willpower and the discipline to make one more sales call, lose weight, start a new job, write a book, take a walk, talk to a girl or boy you want to go…

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Time Management Tips Part 2

How did you do managing your time this past month? What methods did you use? I would love to hear from you, so please shoot me an email to tell me what you found. If you missed out on part one of our two-part time management series, you can find it here. Here comes the…

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Happy New Year from Trainertainment!

HAPPY NEW YEAR! I don’t know about you, but I was just getting used to it being 2016 and BOOM it’s time to move on to 2017. I hope you had an amazing year. And what I really hope for is that you are planning for the best in the New Year. Personally, my family…

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Motivation to Finish the Year Strong!

Motivation is a tricky thing. If you are a parent of more than one child, you know that each of your children requires a different method of motivation. The same is true for your staff. The real key to motivation is to pay attention to how motivated you are. Your team pays more attention to…

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