Pain Management: Your Career

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 16, 2012

That bears repeating, good careers are made by small informed decisions on a daily basis. In the context of changing jobs, what criteria is absolutely necessary to make an informed career decision?

How To Make It To Friday

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 13, 2012

It’s only Monday. Tomorrow it’s Tuesday, but oh how many of us wish it was Friday. Why do most of us dread Mondays and dream of Fridays?  What is so special about Friday, other than it being the end of the work week?  Well the obvious reason is that the next day is for most […]

The Problem Employee: Here Is What To Do Right Now

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 9, 2012

Many employers live with a problem employee far longer than they in fact need to. The reason may be fear. Fear of being sued, fear of confrontation, fear that the employee may know too much confidential company information, fear of not being able to replace the skill set that this person may have. Fear can be a huge stumbling block to progress.

What Have You Learned?

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 7, 2012

But there is an awful lot that we can learn from success. Many people study the success of others rather than our own. For many people, just waking up in the morning is success. For others it’s about money, achievement, love, etc. For some it’s about achieving inner peace.

The Significance of Insignificance

Posted by Bernie Reifkind on August 1, 2012

Now, I realize that the title of this essay is a tongue twister.  But here is the point. Have you ever heard or read that we spend the better parts of our lives chasing the insignificant?  Do you really buy that notion? It is clearly found in the premise of the book “Don’t Sweat The Small […]