Entries by Alta Vista Planning Partners

Oprah Winfrey Uses the Same 3 Sentences to Get Every Meeting Off to the Perfect Start

Many meetings limp to a start. The group sits waiting for people to straggle in late. Others want to keep chatting about “important” but unrelated topics: The dreaded “since I have you here” move that turns the group’s agenda into a personal one. Still others keep texting and emailing while the leader struggles to get everyone focused. That’s […]

7 Essential Tips for Recruiting Millennials in 2019

Millennials are the future of your company. This is fact, not fiction. Millennials (those born between the early 1980s and mid-1990s) are nearly half of our workforce, and those numbers will continue to grow as more baby boomers retire. Your company should evaluate its corporate culture and recruiting practices so it’s ready to attract the […]

6 Ways to Manage Stress at Work

Here’s how to cope with anything thrown your way at work. Workplace stress touches most of us at one time or another. In fact, according to the American Institute of Stress, 80 percent of us feel stressed at work. Deadlines loom. Bosses make unrealistic demands. Restructuring means anxiety over job security. Although stressors may be an […]

Fall Prevention – Personal Risk Prevention

In the previous Maturity Matters Newsletter, we discussed how to reduce the potential of a fall by attending to the environmental risk factors looming inside and outside of your home. In this edition, we will introduce the biological influences and lifestyle changes you can make to remain safe in later years. While the impact and […]