March 26, 2021

What’s Your Emotional Kryptonite?

When I first moved to Indiana 9 years ago, it was quite a change.  I went from working full-time outside of the home to working part-time […]
January 29, 2021

Are You Setting Goals You Won’t Give Up On?

This time of year, many of us are planning ahead and setting goals. Whether we actually achieve them is another story; statistics say about 80% of […]
December 3, 2020

22 Small Ways to Find Joy This Holiday Season

This year has been unusual, to say the least. As we enter a holiday season in which the Covid-19 pandemic has led many of us to […]
November 5, 2020

Why You Should Practice Gratitude

Can you believe Thanksgiving is almost here? As we look back on this very stressful year, it often feels difficult to be thankful, but I’m taking […]
October 22, 2020

How to Support Your Team’s Mental Health

2020 hasn’t made it easy to stay JoyPowered®. What with the pandemic, systemic racism, elections, and everything else this year has thrown at us, most Americans […]
October 8, 2020

5 Reasons to Provide Employees With Consistent, Transparent, Immediate Feedback

Your best employees may be searching for a new job right now. You might be thinking, “No, that can’t be true. My team is happy; why […]
June 4, 2020

Battling the Trendiest Type of Fatigue: How to protect yourself against “video meeting brain drain”

“What is wrong with me?” Do you find yourself asking this question during quarantine, as it relates to different habits or tendencies or fears you have […]
February 13, 2020

Celebrating Anniversaries: Creating Work Relationships that are JoyPowered®

This year I celebrate 3 important anniversaries: 31 years of marriage to my better half Tim, 5 years working at Purple Ink, and 10 years since […]
January 23, 2020

Desperately Seeking Calm

In Middle Age, I’ve grown tired. Not so much in a physical sense; although, I don’t really get the best sleep at night. Naps with the […]