Workplace & Business

Dr Rick’s Blog Moved!

Dr Rick’s Blog Moved!

It’s a New Day On my new site you are welcome to peek at any of my rantings and ravings. My vision is for each idea there to be potentially uplifting to the reader. All of the content there is just my musings; my joy is to share them with people seeking this kind of hopeful perspective … and silliness. Go to My New...

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Your Daily Focus: Trust

Trust. What an intriguing concept. What is it exactly, and how is it defined? Can you trust someone based on what they say? “Trust me, I wouldn’t hurt you.” It’s nice to hear those words, but is it enough? Can you trust someone based on what they do? Can you research all of their past history and see if they have been true to their word? Can you trust someone based on the look in their eyes? If...

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Your Daily Focus: Eyes

I would like to expand on the Daily Focus “Greeting” from yesterday. What is the power of eye contact? The greeting is so much about eye contact. Locking on to the eyes is so much more powerful than a glance. Think about entering a retail store and being greeted by someone who is working on a project. They glance up and say “Hi” and then just as soon as you are feeling the energy of the greeting...

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Your Daily Focus: Greeting

One of the greatest inventions of all time is Dogs!  Think about it.  You can run into any dog on the planet, a total stranger to you, and they act as though they are your best friend and haven’t seen you for 2 years. Total surprise, total joy, dancing around completely overwhelmed with energy.  They jump, they dance, they wag their tails, they hug you and lick you and can barely contain...

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Your Daily Focus: Talking

Effective communication depends upon many things, and is quite a challenge for most of us.  It is also truly invaluable in business today.  To run a successful company you certainly need your people to be able to express themselves clearly, and to be able to listen effectively to truly hear what others are intending. At the same time, there are schools of thought in business that teach...

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Your Daily Focus: Yellow Penguin

Sometimes the deepest insights into ourselves and others can come from the simplest places. We need simply to pay attention. If you have not answered the four questions from yesterday’s Daily Focus, please go back and do it before you read this post. Yesterday’s Focus is called “Colored Animals” and can be found at http://www.rickschaefermd.com/blog/general/daily-focus-colored-animals/ Here is...

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