Productivity

How to fight Negativity – Part 2

It’s hard to fight negativity. In a culture where complaining is common, and being offended is expected, how can we expect to see anything but negativity everywhere? While it’s counter cultural to focus on positivity, it’s not impossible. Negativity is detrimental to a healthy work environment, and GoalGetters are always striving for improvement and growth… Continue reading How to fight Negativity – Part 2

Productivity

A Study of Negativity – Part 1

You know what I mean when I say “Negative people.” They’re the kind of people who complain for months that the office needs a new refrigerator, then whenever the administrator brings in a new one, they complain about the that. “Why did we even have to switch? The old one was just fine!” They grumble,… Continue reading A Study of Negativity – Part 1

Discipline, Productivity

5 Things Good Employees Don’t Say

In your time as a professional, I’m sure you’ve encountered a few bad coworkers or two. “Every department has one,” or so they say. I’ve compiled a list of some things friends have told me about their coworkers, and also some things that I’ve seen with my own eyes. All of the items on this… Continue reading 5 Things Good Employees Don’t Say

Podcasts

Adding to my Podcast Library – September

It’s that time again – the time of the month where I share with you the new podcasts I started listening to this month. I love podcasts - they're my favorite method of audio entertainment. There's always new stories to hear, and new perspectives to learn from. Here’s my opportunity to share with you some… Continue reading Adding to my Podcast Library – September

Personal Development

Woman, Interrupted

I have personally experienced the frustration that is being constantly interrupted by loud people whenever I’m trying to make a point. Not trying to point any fingers here, but I spend a lot of time with repeat offenders. I usually have to steel myself and prepare to reaffirm my argument at least three or four… Continue reading Woman, Interrupted

Personal Development

Small Ways to Increase Your Willpower

Increasing your willpower (or level of self-control) can benefit your personal, social, and professional life. You can increase your willpower by making small changes to your daily life that make you more aware of the decisions you make. Below are 8 small changes that you can make to your life that won’t completely rearrange everything… Continue reading Small Ways to Increase Your Willpower

Personal Development

Hey, baby…what’s your type? [AKA: Why personality tests are awesome]

I’ve been interested in personality tests since I was in 8th grade, and my best friend at the time showed me her mom’s book, Please Understand Me II. We took the personality test inside the book, and I was labeled as an INTJ personality type. I loved learning about myself, and talking with my best… Continue reading Hey, baby…what’s your type? [AKA: Why personality tests are awesome]

Personal Development

Time to be human

I don’t like resting. Sometimes my body forces me into it before I realize what’s happening. I go to church every weekend, and some Sundays I am there from 6:50 am until 12:30 pm. On those days, I typically have a lot of social interaction, and I pour a lot of energy out. After those… Continue reading Time to be human

Podcasts

Adding to my Podcast Library – August

It's that time again - the time of the month where I share with you the new podcasts I started listening to this month. If you follow me on  instagram, you'll see at least once a month I'm sharing an episode of a podcast that really struck me in a unique way. Sometimes those podcasts… Continue reading Adding to my Podcast Library – August

Personal Development, Productivity

Social Media – Your virtual resume

Stop dumping junk on your social media pages I was born in 1992. Depending on which website you look at, I am approaching the tail-end of the millennial generation. My generation was the first to grow up in a world of social media. Myspace was popular when I was in middle school, and Facebook  and… Continue reading Social Media – Your virtual resume