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Penny Wise

What’s on Your Bucket List?

Take a few minutes to consider the following: if you were to “kick the bucket” today – to pass away, as the catchphrase implies – how would you live the final moments of your life? What actions and purpose would your Bucket List consist of? How about

Step #1 to Workplace Relations

Success is all about relationships, yet the most earthly relationship that we can cultivate, is the relationship with ourselves.

Staying Optimistic in Tough Times

The financial forecasts say we are bouncing back from the 2009 economic downturn.

Three A's For Mastering Conflict Conversations

Recently I was asked how one could approach their boss to communicate disagreement in their leadership skills and plans for the organization.

Resolutions that Stick

A new year brings new beginnings, and many of us are thinking of how we will improve our lives in 2010. We make New Year Resolutions, yet we don't always experience them resolved. We get off track, and don't get back on.

It’s the Season For Gratitude

Gratitude is magic, it's free or costs very little, and it has incredible results on business relationships because it reaches people on a deep emotional level; one that they will not easily forget.

Give Thanks with Business Thank You Cards

Business thank you cards will pave your way to success, as they help by creating and maintaining relationships with customers, prospects and staff. Learn 20 reasons to say “Thank You” below.

Sharpen Your Tools

The important tools of our success can take many forms. Perhaps they are communication skills, strategic planning time, connecting with our customers, maintaining equipment or continuing our education.

Twitter - Short and Tweet

Communication takes many forms, especially these days with social networking web services, blogs and Twitter. “What is Twitter?” many people ask me, thus the inspiration for this article.


The Gallup Organization identifies regular recognition and praise as a key element of employee satisfaction.