One of the 5 P’s of Life is “Profession” – your work, whether you work for someone or are self-employed. If you’re not satisfied with your work life, then take control and make changes. Set goals for this aspect of life by stretching your skills and expanding your network. Every Wednesday, we offer tips via Twitter to help you with your work life. Below are tips we tweeted in July.

When firing an employee, focus on the positive – you’re giving that employee a chance to find a better fitting job.

If your new job has you relocating, give yourself time to figure out traffic patterns before buying a home.

Discuss expectations before hiring a family member – no different than what you would do with a non-family employee.

Be effective on your team by showing up and taking responsibility for your actions.

Give co-workers advance notice if you have caregiving responsibilities for a sick or aging parent.

Every Wednesday, we tweet tips to help you accomplish your professional goals – follow us on Twitter. References for our tips are found below – click on the title to go to the link.


Thinking About Firing Someone? Don’t Do These 3 Things

Looking for a job? Why you should go here for work

How to Handle Underperforming Family Member Employees

The Emotional Impulses That Poison Healthy Teams

What Happened When I Told My Boss about Caregiving