With my kids (and my husband), I’m constantly looking for ways to turn around negative behavior. I’m often guilty of handling it similar to the way most organizations handle employee problems. I wait until they exhibit a poor behavior and then correct it, only to be frustrated that the behavior repeats itself shortly after. The same…
My travel adventures continue. Last week I was in Virginia, speaking at the National Society of Government Meeting Professionals Annual Conference. What a blast. They sure know how to have a good time! Think ice sculptures, great food, open bar, and professional dancers from Dancing with the Stars!
No Complaints! No Problems! No Bad Moods! No Negativity!
What would happen if you put a sign like this outside of your office, cubicle, bedroom or house? What if for the next 24-hours, you heard no problems, no complaints, no negativity, no venting and no gossip? My guess is that you would feel pretty darn good.
It’s raining cats and ____. I’m not a mind reader, but I’m guessing you filled in the blank exactly like I would … “Llamas”. How did you know that? Ah yes, conditioning. Wait, you mean you didn’t say “llamas”? Isn’t that how everyone finishes that sentence?