“Frustration is a function of our expectations.”

Cindy JobsUncategorized

Those are sage words from productivity guru Stephen Covey.  Think back to your last big frustration. What was it about? Your friend said they’d meet you around 2:00 for coffee. You showed up at 1:55 as to not be late, they showed up at 2:15. Your expectation was 2:00 …

Life can be tough. Developing resilience is key.

Cindy JobsHealth and Well-Being, Uncategorized

“Resilience is that ineffable quality that allows some people to be knocked down by life and come back at least as strong as before.” Psychology Today. We’ve all probably experienced moments when we felt so strong, that we knew could take on any level of adversity. And other …


Every Day Is A New Start

Cindy JobsOrganization, Uncategorized

I like to think of myself as a decent golfer.  Not a great golfer, but a decent golfer.  Because I spend a fair amount of time doing it, I frequently use golfing as a metaphor for a lot of life’s little challenges that get thrown my way. For …


The Cost of Poor Communication

Cindy JobsUncategorized

(June is Effective Communication Month.  I love studying the impacts of how we communicate, so you will see multiple posts this month about effective communication, communication styles, etc. ) Communication is a tricky thing.  Sometimes even when we think we are perfectly clear in our communication, something gets …