Self-Centered vs Selfish

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “What’s the difference in being self-centered and selfish?   Well, I probably should have looked it up, but I didn’t see this question until just now. I…

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Prioritizing Values

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “I understand that a values-driven life is better, but how does one prioritize values? For instance, family is one of my core values, so is financial security.…

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Positive Focus

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “What do you do to keep your focus positive?” I don’t focus on the negative. Here’s what I do and this is probably not you kind of…

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Silence & Agreement

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “Dear Mike, I have heard you say that silence doesn’t equal agreement. Other than the obvious, just because somebody doesn’t say anything doesn’t mean they agree with…

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Company Social Events

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “Mike, we have numerous social events at work. I’m talking about one a week since things have lightened up and we’ve gotten back together. I find these…

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Enriching Corporate Culture

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “What do you do when the culture is weakening and you feel like your job is to enrich in it and bring it back to life? I’m…

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Negativity

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “There’s a person in my department at work that is THE most negative person I’ve ever met. I swear they could find something wrong with even the…

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Independence

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “During the pandemic, I seemed to get more dependent on my partner. Prior to COVID, I was independent. I did as I pleased and had a free…

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Living a Balanced Life

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “I know for sure that my life is not in balance. For instance, in my soul, I am a musician. I do nothing with my music. In…

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Loyalty

  Hi, everybody. I’m Mike Staver. This is Mondays with Mike, a weekly video series where I answer questions from people just like you. Here’s this week’s question. “At what point does loyalty to a company or relationship become a weakness or detriment to my mental, emotional or career health?” Your loyalty becomes a detriment…

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