Reading Time: 2 minutes My birthday always corresponds with the ISU / UI rivalry! Good Job Clones! I personally hope the annual game continues into the future, cuz it allows the fans of these teams to be mean to each other! Ahem, boo Nick, my own son thinks Hawk. Today, my daughter left me a gift before flying off to… Continue reading Happy Birthday to Agatha Christie! Here’s Your Gift!
Tag: Work Ethic
My Purpose to Serve Others Continues to Ring True!
Reading Time: 3 minutes Original post date 9/10/13 and updated 11/5/2019. As I mentioned last week, I’m moving into round 2 of my studies at GWU. I came across the statement of purpose I wrote in April 2013 and wanted to post it here as it continues to ring true for me! STATEMENT OF PURPOSE written by Amy E.… Continue reading My Purpose to Serve Others Continues to Ring True!
350 days of leave! Work Ethic…Brag About It!
Reading Time: 2 minutes Okay, my last post for now on Randy (five consecutive Mondays is a bit excessive…) Randy is into his 20th year teaching for the Des Moines Public School District. He thinks he has around 350 days of sick leave accrued. He says you can only bank 250. I don’t know what that means…but I do… Continue reading 350 days of leave! Work Ethic…Brag About It!
Randy’s Jobs, Work Ethic, and How About a Nap?
Reading Time: 3 minutes [Initially posted Feb 4, 2013] I started writing about work ethic and about my husband too. There’s a reason or two for my posts on these subject matters, you can read my disclaimer here. But first, a little story about Randy. As a teenager, one of Randy’s first jobs was as a newspaper carrier. He… Continue reading Randy’s Jobs, Work Ethic, and How About a Nap?
Valuing the Mind at Work and Be Sure to Tip Well!
Reading Time: 3 minutes In last week’s blog, I kindly asked you to stay in the ship. Thank you for complying! This week I’m going to navigate the cognition dimensions of physical work. My daughter Arin asks me why I’m always reading “knowledge based or self-improvement” type books. Currently I’m reading “The Mind at Work: Valuing the Intelligence of the… Continue reading Valuing the Mind at Work and Be Sure to Tip Well!
Don’t Let Work Become a “Bad 4 Letter Word” Workaholism
Reading Time: 7 minutes Below if the transcript of Amy E. Botkin’s training and development presentation on Workaholism for Business Communications ISU – Fall 1992. WORKAHOLISM I’m here to discuss something we all do, or will do sometime in the near future. I’ll give you a clue to see if you can guess. It’s a 4 letter word, ends… Continue reading Don’t Let Work Become a “Bad 4 Letter Word” Workaholism