Tag Archives: improving your value

What’s In It For Me?

What's in it for you

“What’s in it for me” is a core value that we all have whether we realize it or not. We do things to satisfy that craving. The reward can be either monetary or a good feeling. Even when we volunteer, we feel great warmth because we helped others. And one should. Yet, if it is […]

The Power of a Smile

Power behind the Smile

The “Smile” is a powerful tool that we all possess. Some people just naturally smile and I find those people bubbly and normally have a positive attitude. Even when they are upset, that smile isn’t too far away. I find it so much easier to talk to a person who smiles than to a person […]

Where Are The Men?

This question took shape in my mind while preparing breakfast for my partner one morning. We were discussing the coronavirus (Covid-19). The lack of action by the president of the United States is a glaring example of a man not taking charge of a dire situation. Everyone in the entire world is concerned about this […]

Why is Personal Growth such an Important Aspect in Life?

What is personal growth and what does that mean? Personal growth is an ongoing process of understanding yourself on a deeper level in your life from where you stand right now. It encompasses maturity, perception, and overall happiness in life. It can make a strong impact on your emotional, physical, and spiritual health. It creates […]

Life Is What You Make It

Catch Phrases Solid words, solid foundation, solid catch phrase in one simple sentence. It conveys so much with so few words. It is like many catch phrases or popular sayings placed in quotes that have circulated through people’s lives for many years. Of course, new ones are added all the time. As a result, popular […]

Jumping The Stairs

Easy Stairwells I didn’t know jumping the stairs would lead to a revelation about photographs, exposures, and creativity. Silly challenge activities like rapid stair descents are not conducive for inspiring creative outcomes in photographic classrooms. Though in this case, one reckless activity spurred another. Jumping the stairs led to creative photographic discoveries, new learning experiences, […]

What The Heck Is Valueship?

So, what do I mean by “Valueship”? It’s not even a word that is recognized. Every spell checking device on any computer will highlight it as an error. I guess I am credited with a new word. I’m sure when you finish this article, you too will understand the meaning of valueship. Definition of Valueship […]

Keep Moving Forward

I never truly understood the meaning of success until I failed. Getting to where I am currently, only shows that I’ve failed more times than I can remember. But that’s never stopped me from moving forward towards my goals. I remember climbing up the corporate ladder trying to make a name for myself. I remember […]

Managing A Manager

Understanding Your Boss Managing a manager above you is a unique project in anyone’s job. Is it possible? Yes, it is. Who does that? Hardly anyone. Mainly because they do not understand the dynamics of their position, or even how this is accomplished. If a person wants to succeed in their position, and move up […]

Work is a Creative Expression

Find Your Value Work is a creative expression of ourselves. Not long ago while interviewing for a part-time position, the person interviewing me stated; “I’m looking for a person who places a positive value on the work they do.  Someone who is reliable, responsible, and respectful. Oh, and values the job so much they come […]