May 29, 2011 Memorial Day or “Decoration Day” as it was first called, is tomorrow- a holiday to honor America’s fallen soldiers. It was first enacted in 1865 by former slaves to honor Union soldiers at the end of America’s Civil War. After World War I, the holiday was extended to honor all U.S.Service Members who died in military service. […]
Archives for May 2011
PRAISE them in writing!
May 15, 2011 This time of year calls up many festive celebrations with ample opportunities to sing someone’s praises! Now here’s an amazing fact: You get more bang for your buck by singing someone’s praises than by soothing their bruises! -Dr. Shelly Gable, Journal of Personality and Social Psychology Praise, positive reinforcement, the congratulations: “Good job, way to […]
May 3, 2011 I am hoping I don’t need to remind you that Mother’s Day* is this coming Sunday, May 8 th. You might already have a plan and a special card picked out. If you are procrastinating, perhaps I can add some umph to get things rolling. After all, if you are going to […]