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Posts Tagged ‘economy’

  • More engagement at work…what are you waiting for?

    by • on May 27, 10 • in Career, Leadership, Professional Development • with No Comments

    The recent WSJ.com article “More Workers Start to Quit” states that “in February the number of employees voluntarily quitting surpassed the number being fired or discharged for the first time since October 2008, according to the Bureau of Labor Statistics.” The article also indicates that the number of employees quitting could continue to grow in the coming months.   Apparently, people were waiting to see more jobs show up as possibilities before they made a move.  Makes sense.  In fact, 60% of workers said they intended to leave their jobs when the market got better &#

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  • Changing Your Thoughts and Actions

    by • on Jun 30, 09 • in Professional Development • with No Comments

    Right now is a very interesting time for us in the world. I’m sure many of you can think of different words than “interesting”. Let’s see…what are the words we’re hearing: “Downturn”, “crisis”, “loss”, “doom”, “things will never be the same” or “this is just the beginning, things are about to get worse”. Everywhere we turn we are inundated by messages and comments that are all based on fear and lack. We’re being run by it. Someone said to me recently, if unemployment is at x%, that still means that x% are employed. Yes, unemployment

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