Month: December 2014

The Top 14 Habits to Leave Behind as You Head into 2015

It’s New Year’s Eve, and do you know what that means? It’s time to leave the past behind us, and move forward— bringing only what we want into the New Year. If you are able to leave behind these 14 damaging habits, we guarantee you’ll have the most successful year you’ve ever had… both personally and professionally.   1. Telling your ideas to others and waiting for affirmation. 2. Comparing yourself to everyone else. 3. Worrying about what others think of you. 4. Putting important decisions on hold. 5. Doubting yourself. 6. Letting past failures hold you back. 7. Feeling sorry for yourself....

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Lesson of the Day: Don’t Throw Away the Donut Holes

This morning at the Program Advisor huddle, Jenna decided to do something a little different… She brought in donuts and donut holes, and told us all a story.   “A long time ago, there was a baker who made donuts. Every day, he would take out the middle of the donut and throw it away to make the big, delicious rings of dough that we love. But one day, he thought, ‘Why am I throwing these away? They’re made of the same dough… They’re still delicious.. We could be eating this part too!’ So he started baking the centers...

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Forget Resolutions… Make S.M.A.R.T. Goals for 2015

Love them or hate them, New Year’s resolutions are a time-honored tradition. Each year, we carefully craft the perfect resolutions in hopes of a fresh start, despite the fact that 92% of New Year’s resolutions fail. No, that’s NOT a typo! That means there is only an 8% success rate with making these positive changes… Even though most of the population has no problem pin-pointing the areas of their lives that need improvement! The culprit? Wording. The way you word your plan for the New Year is absolutely crucial in determining whether you will succeed or fail. Rather than vague, “fluffy”...

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The Annual Scheduling Institute Holiday Soirée!

It’s been another great year here at the Scheduling Institute, and we want to thank YOU so much for being a part of it! Jay makes a big point of letting the whole team know how much he appreciates us. Last Saturday he threw us an awesome holiday party. He rented out Ventanas on the rooftop of the Hilton Garden Inn, and we enjoyed a slow-motion glitter video booth, outdoor fireplaces, and delicious hors d’oeuvres. (Thank you, Jay!) Don’t forget to let your staff know how much you appreciate them by going out of your way to do something special for...

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Want to Win Cash for Being Good at Your Job?

If you answered yes, then our monthly Battle of the Stats contest is for you! It only takes 21 days of doing something consistently to build a habit. Our New Year’s challenge to you is to update your stats on for at LEAST 21 work days, so that it becomes a part of your daily routine! Once it’s a habit, you’ll notice yourself becoming more intentional and productive with your time, and much more results-oriented. (As an added bonus, regularly updating your stats will make you eligible for cash prizes!!)   We’re proud to congratulate the following team...

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