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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Two things define you: Your patience when you have nothing and your attitude when you have everything.” ” – Imam Ali. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Mother’s Day

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“God could not be everywhere and therefore he invented mothers.”. – Jewish Saying. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To every mother, grandmother, and great grand-mother out there, THANKS. Today is Your Day. It’s even named after you.

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Cinco de Mayo

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To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Cinco de Mayo. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Cinco de Mayo literally translates from Spanish as “Fifth Day of May.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In the halls of justice, the only justice is in the halls.” ” – Lenny Bruce. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. I attended law school, passed the bar exam, and have been an attorney for almost 40 years. I have profound respect for the law and our Courts.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“A goal is not always meant to be reached; It often serves simply as something to aim at.” ” – Bruce Lee. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Next steps hard to focus on right now? Too much at work seem too fluid to permit you to create a personal plan?

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Time you enjoy wasting is not wasted time.” ” – Marthe Troly-Curtin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Work hard. work fast. work smart. don’t waste time. Each is often touted as a way to become a more productive person.

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On This First Day of Ramadan

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– A Message for All our Friends Who Observe This Holy Month: As the crescent moon is sighted, and the holy month of Ramadan begins, may Allah bless you and your family with happiness and grace you with warmth and peace!! 2021 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Who ate your bowl of sunshine, Thundercloud?” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Life is not about how fast you run or how high you climb, but how well you bounce.” ” – Vivian Komori. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, as in all aspects of life, we sometimes “fall down.”

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Happy Easter

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To All our Friends Who Celebrate Easter: The Essential Message Of Easter is Hope. Is there any better Message to Celebrate? Happy Easter! 2021 Alan L. Sklover. All Rights Reserved. The post Happy Easter appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom. Uncategorized Recent Posts

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“The deep roots never doubt spring will come.” ” – Marty Rubin. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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A Passover Thought

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. To All Our Friends Who Celebrate. Passover: The name of the Passover holiday is derived from a prayer that the Angel of Death “passes over” each of our homes, sparing each of us the grief that comes from loss of our loved ones.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“In business as in life, you don’t get what you deserve. You get what you negotiate.” ” – Chester Karrass. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. And, of course, it is true at work, as well.

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Saint Patrick’s Day

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To All Our Friends Of Irish Descent, and All Who are Blessed with the Irish Spirit: “May you have all the happiness and luck that life can hold — And at the end of all your rainbows may you find a pot of gold.” ” Happy St. Paddy’s Day. from All of Us at. SkloverWorkingWisdom.com.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“I’m not offended by all the dumb blonde jokes because I know that I’m not dumb. I also know I’m not blonde.” ” – Dolly Parton. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Whether at work or elsewhere, it sure is easier to be “just you.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Some pursue success. Others create it.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. This very simple thought – just six brief words – offers a valuable insight into how people go about achieving career success.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Education is the most powerful weapon that you can use to change the world.” ” – Nelson Mandela. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. In every aspect of life, education is empowering. In the workplace, it is empowering “on steroids.”

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“Need a Work Document from HR? Afraid to Ask? – Here’s How”

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“A secret spoken finds wings.”. – Robert Jordan. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. ACTUAL CASE HISTORIES : At least once a week, we receive a call from an employee seeking counsel on moving from one job to another.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

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Request for a Copy of Work Document(s) to HR (Contains Good Reasons Both for the Request, and Why the Request Cannot be Shared with Others.). If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Happiness is like a boomerang – give it to others and it comes back to you.” ” – Jesse Das. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, and everywhere else, life lately has surely been a bit more difficult and daunting.

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President’s Day

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. “A man who wants to lead the orchestra must turn his back on the crowd.” ” – Max Lucado. The Presidency is a kind of podium. It is an opportunity to lead.

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Happy Valentine’s Day

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On this. Valentine’s Day. We wish all of you. To have. A loved one, To be. A loved one, and. To be One. Who loves. All of us LOVERS at Sk LOVE rWorkingWisdom.

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Chinese New Year

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. On This First Day of the Chinese New Year – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Ancestry: Legend has it that in ancient times, Buddha asked all of the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“You never change anything by fighting the existing. To change something, build a new model and make the existing obsolete.” ” – Buckminster Fuller. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Faith is the ultimate strength.” ” – Dr. Charles S. Johnson. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Recently, our Thoughts for the Work Week have focused on dealing with adversity at work, home and elsewhere.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“Success is not final. Failure is not fatal. It is the courage to continue that counts.” ” – Winston Churchill. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Sometimes this life is so hard that it’s tempting to just quit.

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Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

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“When I marched in Selma, I felt my legs were praying.” ” – Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Every now and then there appears a person who reminds us of our highest aspirations.

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We’re pleased to offer another new “Model Letter”:

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Request for Therapist’s or Doctor’s Note in Support of Your Efforts to (i) take a FMLA Leave, (ii) apply for Short Term Disability, (iii) Involuntarily Resign, and (iv) support your similar work-related efforts.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“Goals give us direction. They put a powerful force into play on a universal, conscious, and subconscious level. Goals give our life direction.” ” – Melody Beattie. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Happy New Year

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To All of Our Blog Readers, Friends, Clients and Colleagues: If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. It’s a New Year, And, We Pray, a. Year of Greater Health and. Job Security, and Food Security, Wherever in the World. Health, Job Security and. Sufficient Food is at Risk.

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“At Work, Always Look a Gift Horse in the Mouth”

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“If you’re not careful, the bow on a gift box can strangle you.”. – Unknown. ACTUAL CASE HISTORY : Jordan was an Assistant VP of Customer Relations for a large manufacturer of Medical Equipment. He’d been in the industry for six years, ever since his college graduation.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“The most beautiful people we have known are those who have known defeat, known suffering, known struggle, known loss, and have found their way out of the depths.

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Happy Kwanzaa

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If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Kwanzaa is derived from the Swahili phrase “matunda ya kwanzaa,” which means “first fruits of the harvest.”

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Merry Christmas

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To all our Readers, Friends and Colleagues, regardless of faith: Our Best Wishes to You and Your Family for a Very Merry Christmas. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“The more closely you identify with a team, the more likely you’ll blame its loss on the referee.” ” – Unknown. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. Since ancient times, humans have banded together as teams, clans, tribes, groups – call them what you wish.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

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“Strength does not come from winning. Your struggles develop your strengths.” ” – Arnold Schwarzenegger. I know people who have come from humble origins, without the prettiest of faces, supportive family relations, the best of health, or financial advantages.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“What the World Needs Now. “ – Composer Burt Bacharach. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. We are now faced with a great deal of misery in our midst. People – including children – who do not have enough to eat. Families who are in danger of losing their homes.

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Chinese New Year

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On This First Day of the Chinese New Year – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Ancestry: Legend has it that in ancient times, Buddha asked all of the animals to meet him on Chinese New Year. Twelve came, and Buddha named a year after each one.

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Happy Hanukkah

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On This First Night of Hanukkah – A Message for all our Friends, Regardless of Faith: Hanukkah celebrates the miracle of “the light,” the miracle that it exists, and the miracle that it endures. Each of us can be a “light unto the world” in our own lives.

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Sklover’s Thoughts for the Work Week

Sklover Working Wisdom

“If you find a face mask to be too uncomfortable, it is not likely you will find a ventilator any easier.” ” – Stephanie, an Emergency Room Nurse. What more is there to say? Some people don’t like wearing car seat belts, and feel it is an infringement on their freedom.

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“You can’t stop the waves, but you can learn to surf.” ” – Jon Kabat-Zinn. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ]. At work, the changes are constant, and never stop. They just keep “rolling in.”

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Sklover’s Thought for the Work Week

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“I don’t fail. Either I succeed or I learn.” ” – Nelson Mandela. If you can’t see the photo above, please [ Click Here ].

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For Thanksgiving Day:

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“On many holidays, we celebrate our independence. On Thanksgiving, we acknowledge our dependence.”. – William Jennings Bryan. 2020 Alan L. Sklover All Rights Reserved. Commercial Use Prohibited. The post For Thanksgiving Day: appeared first on Sklover Working Wisdom. Uncategorized Recent Post

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