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Thanks-for-nothing Giving

by Aaron Zint Archaeologists have recently discovered new evidence behind the real first Thanksgiving.  Apparently some petrified turkey was unearthed off the New England coast, and with the help of carbon dating, it was found to be overcooked and dry at the time of preparation.  From the fossilized footprints near the site of the turkey,…

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Self Care for Caregivers

by Glory Eshareturi Taking Care of Yourself At Compass we are a company of caregivers. We employ staff who provide support and guidance for some clients, and care for others. Many of our staff spend many hours a week working with their clients and helping to provide care for some of their greatest needs. Just…

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Increase Your EQ: Vulnerable Vocab

Emotional Intelligence A flood of emotion fills your body because of what you just heard and you’re not sure you can hold it in. Will it explode out of your hands, feet, mouth, an eye twitch or will you shove it all down into the recesses of your soul? As discussed in our previous article,…

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Managing YOU in a Difficult Situation

Owning Actions Recently, I walked into a meeting with 4 other managers over 20 minutes late. Following the meeting while chatting with the other managers, I apologized for my tardiness. I was reminded of the Kevin Hart skit entitled “Deebra.” If you haven’t watched the skit, you really should. It is a roller coaster of…

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Compass Culture: Series Recap

For those of you joining us for the first time, you’re starting in the right place!  This series is all about Compass Culture: who we are, what we do and how we do it.  Eric and Sadie have walked us through 8 different core concepts that we consistently practice at Compass.  We’ve made it easy…

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Compass Culture | Faith

One of our core values at Compass is Faith.  Is is central to who we are, what we believe and how we serve people.  On this VLOG, Eric unpacks what Faith looks like at Compass.  Don’t forget to check out the rest of the Culture Series.     To see the full Culture Series, go…

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Compass Culture | Bucket Filling

We’re excited to talk about Bucket Filling is the week’s Compass Culture Series.  Eric and Sadie dive into the topic that we’ve been talking about for years…How Full Is Your Bucket?  If you want to learn more about Compass Culture, check out the rest of the series.     To see the full Culture Series,…

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Compass Culture | SLS Philosophy

In this installment of the Culture Series, Sadie shares with us the heart behind Supported Living Services.  For those of you new to our blog, this is part of the culture series.  If you want to learn more about who we are, check out the whole series.     To see the full Culture Series,…

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Living in the Arena

“It is not the critic who counts; not the man who points out how the strong man stumbles, or where the doer of deeds could have done them better. The credit belongs to the man who is actually in the arena, whose face is marred by dust and sweat and blood; who strives valiantly; who…

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26 Tips To Be More Positive

Today, we’re giving you 26 ways you can work on being more positive.  Pursuing positivity is a MUST if you are wanting to live happy and whole.  Consider trying a few of these out. Write down a list of everything you’re grateful for. Join an organization that supports a cause you care about. Make a…

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