Entries by Cheryl Bryan

All Work and No Play?

Summer means vacation for a lot of people and I’m hearing from many clients that they are really trying to unplug.  They know it can be tempting to check email and get sucked right back into the work vortex. Play is Essential to Mental Health Corporate Wellness Magazine reports that 84 percent of workers surveyed […]

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Let Go of Expectations Without Giving Up Hope

I’ve always struggled with disappointment from unmet expectations.  I’m still on the journey of learning to accept things I can’t change because I’m hardwired to make things better.  Since I can’t control all the variables that affect my expectations of what  “better” looks like, should I give up hoping for it? The Difference between Hope […]

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What Does Respect Mean to You?

Whatever your generation, you probably know Aretha Franklin’s famous lyric, “R-E-S-P-E-C-T.  Find out what it means to me.” The topic of respect often comes up in my work with teams when we discuss what each person needs to be most productive.  Although everyone agrees conceptually that respect is important, it is essential to find out […]