I loved being engaged. It was a very sweet nine months. I was planning a big party to celebrate getting married to the most amazing man on the planet, what’s not to like about that? After I got married, everybody would give me a knowing look, and say, “aren’t you so glad to be done?”… Continue reading Let me give you some advice…
I have had the blessing to get to travel a lot with my work. It’s one of my favorite parts of my job - even if I’m traveling to a small manufacturing town, there’s just something about getting out of my normal routine that keeps things fresh and exciting. Since I’ve gotten to travel so… Continue reading 6 Travel Tips for your next Work Trip!
Happy Thanksgiving, readers! I hope this day is lovely and restful for you. I'm taking this week off to relax and stuff myself with turkey, mashed potatoes, and pumpkin pie. Check back next week for more good stuff!
It’s so common to consider your job in terms of what’s in it for you. In job interviews, people ask (or wonder to themselves) questions like: How much vacation days will I get? What will the pay be like? How close is my workspace going to be to the bathroom? To the kitchen? Instead, I’m… Continue reading Why do we work?
On November 2nd, 2017 GoalGetter's very first blog post was published. I've had a wild ride so far. What's Changed this past year? I started out publishing videos along with my blog post. I always thought "My target audience is millennials, and they like videos. But I'm a writer at my core. I'll WRITE a… Continue reading GoalGetter Turns 1!
Every day from around 9am-11am, I feel full of life and energy. It’s the time of day where I feel like I can almost get a whole day’s worth of work done. I accomplish a lot, and I’m almost always proud of what I’ve accomplished; however, if I ever try to get anything productive done… Continue reading What’s your Chronotype?
So your HR department has just announced the news: Congratulations! Your office has adopted a shiny, new Millennial, fresh from its’ summer internship! Isn’t it cute? But before you start playing fetch and buying all sorts of new, fun toys, be sure to take a second to read your “Millennial Owner’s Manual” so that you… Continue reading How to Care for your new Millennial!
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
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
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