Entries by John Shepard, EdD

Dealing with Difficult People

Most people are regularly stressed and frustrated by the behaviors of co-workers, bosses, internal and external customers.  This article will help you understand and effectively cope with the “difficult people” you encounter.             What is a “difficult person”?   The dictionary defines “difficult people” as “causing hardship”, “needing skill and effort to handle”, and “not easy […]

The Value of Comprehensive Career Counseling

The utilization of a comprehensive approach to career development is essential to the exploration and validation of who you are and can be as a person.  The direction and form your career takes is important.  Half of an adult’s working life involves work activity.  Additionally, it is estimated that 50% of a person’s happiness and […]