Dear Dr. Mimi – Feeling Stifled

Dear Dr. Mimi: I work for a very small organization. I don’t want to quit, but have realized that there is nowhere to go or grow here. Yes, I may get a small annual raise, but that is about it. I am starting to feel stifled. Any suggestions? -Stuck Dear Stuck: Use this time to […]

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Dear Dr. Mimi – Feeling Unappreciated

Dear Dr. Mimi: I work hard. I do good work. My coworkers even let me know that they value what I do … and my boss never says a word. In fact, he rarely even thanks me. We don’t even get annual reviews. It is so frustrating. Is there anything that I can do? -Unrecognized […]

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Unconventional Leadership Strategies!

Leaders are found at every level in the organization, so no matter where you are, you can be a leader. Here are some nontraditional ideas on how to develop your leadership potential. Appreciate who you are. There always will be someone that you see as better than you. Stop wishing you were them. Embrace your […]

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Promoting Collaboration Among Remote Employees

Teamwork and collaboration are important skills, but how do you promote collaboration among remote workers in the midst of a pandemic … especially when they are experiencing additional anxiety. Below are 7 tips on how to do just that. Maintain a strong company culture. Ensure that employees understand the company lingo, values, and “who to […]

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Healthy Habits Even Now

It’s been over a year! Covid has affected our personal lives and created a new “normal” as we live through these unprecedented times. Even as numbers improve, there is still a chance that you will be infected and affected. When working from home, it’s easy to sit at your computer all day and not properly […]

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Maintaining Boundaries at Work

Having and making friends at work is important for a successful career, but it can be hard to walk the line between being too personal and staying professional. Maintaining boundaries at work is critical. You need to be aware of your emotions, assess your personal limits, and allow yourself to create boundaries. Don’t be afraid […]

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Laugh Out Loud! Literally!!!!!

Is laughter really the best medicine? Many medical experts report that laughing produces major health benefits. Easy exercise. Think about what happens when you get the giggles: Your heart rate increases, you can’t catch your breath, and your facial muscles are sore. That’s right, laughing is like a mild workout, burning up to 50 calories […]

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Dear Dr. Mimi- Dealing with Employee Complaints

Dear Dr. Mimi: What do I do about an employee who complains about other people? He is a hard worker, gets his work done on time and does it well … and finds time to come into my office to complain. He thinks he is being helpful. He even said that he is my extra […]

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Dear Dr. Mimi- Non-Communicative Boss

Dear Dr. Mimi: I have had my current job for a year and I am lost. I am now working from home, and my boss thinks she is a good communicator. However, she never tells me those extra things she wants to be done and then she gets upset when I haven’t completed them. I […]

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When Gossip Is About You

Learning that people are gossiping about you can be devastating. Telling yourself not to take it personally sounds good, but often doesn’t work so what can you do? Manage your emotions. You can’t control the rumors, but you can control your response. Many people initially respond with horror, anger, anxiety, or helplessness. Take time to […]

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