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Mary Louise VanNatta

Mary Louis VanNatta is the CEO of VanNatta Public Relations

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Do you have the Sunday Scaries?

Written by Mary Louise VanNatta on Jul. 18th, 2022
People call it Sunday Scaries, Monday Scaries, Sunday Blues, or Sunday Night Syndrome.  Regardless, if you experience stress or worry at the end of the weekend, you may be suffering from this common anxiety condition that hits before the workweek. What are Sunday Scaries?  They are anticipatory anxiety about the upcoming week.  The popular jo…
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Hiring Woes – How to Win a Potential Employee’s Heart

Written by Mary Louise VanNatta on Apr. 5th, 2022
By Mary Louise VanNatta It’s not been unusual to show up at a local restaurant and see a sign that says, “Closed due to lack of staff.”, or “Be kind to the people who showed up”.  It’s no secret that employers are struggling to hire.  With inflation and pandemic recovery, employees are now in the driver’s seat and have more choices t…
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Will Lowering Your Expectations Make You Happier?

Written by Mary Louise VanNatta on Mar. 1st, 2022

We’ve been used to fast service. We came to expect 2-day shipping. Most business professionals have high expectations for themselves and their staff. In return, they often have elevated expectations for others. What happens when something like a pandemic changes that? When you’re out dining downtown, you might see signs asking for your patience and understanding as businesses struggle with staffing. Restaurant and retail wait times are longer. Orders aren’t being filled as fast due to supply chain issues.

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