Back to Basics

June 14, 2018
Last summer I enrolled in a Financial Accounting class at a community college. The first day of class rolled around and I was terrified. 3.5 years I’d been in the working force, and to go back to school after having already earned my... Read More

Eating the Frog

May 10, 2018
Eat a live frog first thing every morning and nothing worse will happen to you the rest of the day. - Mark Twain We all know the feeling. It’s your busy time of year. You’re juggling one too many projects. You stare at... Read More

The Benefits of Community Service

May 04, 2018
Ask anyone that is remotely familiar with me, and they will tell you “Michelle is always up to something.” I firmly believe the old adage “idle hands are the devil’s workshop,” so I do my best to stay busy.... Read More

Supporting Local Entrepreneurs

April 20, 2018
As a Chico local, I have really come to admire the entrepreneurial nature of our community – not to mention the many blessings I reap from their creative endeavors. Our town is saturated with locally owned and operated businesses.... Read More

The Only Constant

April 12, 2018
 If you’ve never heard of the Greek philosopher Heraclitus, you may still know this quote: “The only thing that is constant is change.” It is revealing that many of the quotes that pop up in a Google search for... Read More

Your Colleagues are People Too

April 05, 2018
People. So much of what makes a workplace great or difficult are the people. We spend a lot of time with the people we work with. And it’s the people who make up your company that set the culture and tone of your business. In no small... Read More

Creature Comforts

March 22, 2018
I was talking with my dad about this minimalist movement that is growing in popularity every day. It’s theme is essentially about selling your extra belongings that aren’t necessary for daily life. I told my dad I thought... Read More

Treating Employees Like Customers

March 12, 2018
When I’m brainstorming the next blog topic that I want to write about, the topic of employee retention is one that frequently comes to mind (as evidenced by some of my other posts). While some may interpret this as me recycling the... Read More

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