• T = Teabag (steep and reflect)

    Bringing the theme of REST for our January blogs to a close, I ask the letter “T” to stand for teabag. In earlier posts for this month, I connected the letter “R” to recreation, suggesting that recreation is a source of infusing new energy into our workday. The letter “E” was used to remind you […]

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  • CorSpective Monday Quote

    Every time I encounter utterly first-class managers they turn out to have quite a lot of the leader in them. – John Gardner

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  • S = Still (intentional inactivity)


    the letter “S” in our word of the month (REST) stands for still. Yes, I am suggesting you carve out a few minutes each and every day to actually sit still. Similar to a meditation activity, you can benefit immensely by closing your eyes, sitting comfortably, breathing deeply and just being still. For many of […]

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  • CorSpective Monday Quote

    “Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree.” – Martin Luther King, Jr.

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  • E = Exhale (seriously, don’t forget to breathe)

    The letter “E” in our word of the month (REST) stands for exhale. (Check our blog page for last week’s post on REST) We simply do not notice we are about to hold our breath. It is when we are actually holding our breath, just about ready to run out of breath, that we finally […]

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  • CorSpective Monday Quote

    The happiest people don’t necessarily have the best of everything; they just make the best of everything.  – Anonymous

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  • Employee Engagement Tools #1

    Just coming off the Christmas season, with home and work schedules upside down, you may be feeling like you are just not ready to jump into a new year … with a new focus … with plans all laid out … ready to rock and roll. Any successful athlete will tell you rest is vital […]

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  • R = Recreation (recreate your energy)


    The letter “R” in our word of the month (REST) stands for recreation. The root of the word recreation is “recreate.” This means, to my way of thinking, it is expected that we have to recreate our energy from time to time. Just because we are in the early part of a brand new year […]

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