Category: Blog


Dealing with Holiday Stress in the Workplace

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Mental Health Should Be Part of Your Conversation with Employees: The holiday season can be mentally challenging for everyone, including your employees. This time of year there are often spikes in depression and anxiety. Addressing mental health in the workplace may have benefits for the company but the most important benefits are to the employees.…more

The Challenges of Hiring Someone with a Disability

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Disability Diversity in the Workplace:   Having a diverse workplace includes having workers with intellectual disabilities. Diversity is about bringing together a diversity of ways of thinking and perspectives, which includes the often-overlooked category of workers with disabilities. While having a more inclusive and welcoming workplace is always a goal of a company looking to…more

Stop Doing the Bare Minimum at Work

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Motivating the Mid-Performers People managers are trained to focus on the extreme ends of the spectrum when dealing with employee productivity, noticing those who are excelling and putting in extra time and then the members of the team who are not meeting expectations. That leaves out an important group, the middle. How do you take…more

How to Prepare for a Difficult Conversation

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Preparing Yourself for a Difficult Conversation Our personal and professional lives are filled with lots of daily communications. Sometimes the conversation that needs to take place may have high stakes, be emotionally charged or involve different opinions. If you prepare for the difficult conversation before it takes place you will have better outcomes and move…more

Importance of Employee Recognition

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Recognize and Show Appreciate for Your Employees:   This time of year, as we awake from our turkey-coma, we think about all of the things that we have to be grateful for in our lives. The people that we work with who help business goals and dreams become a reality are probably on the list…more

Leadership Development Activities

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Developing the Leader In You As a leader it is important to continue to grow and learn. Continuing to develop yourself personally and professionally will help your business grow as you do. Here are five things that you can do to help start your own personal leadership development strategy. Schedule the time Work can get…more

Importance of Contingency Planning

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Designing a Roadmap for Your Business’ Future Planning for the future is essential for businesses that understand the need to grow and adapt to market changes.  Without a clear roadmap of what the business plans to accomplish, how can leaders be expected to determine how it will be best accomplished?  Active business planning is the most effective way to help…more

Why Your Business Needs Employee Resource Groups

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Employee Resource Groups (ERGs)   In order to continue to succeed companies are increasing their focus on improving diversity within their business and their approach to reach diverse communities and clients. Employee resource groups (ERGs) are one way that employers can create a more diverse and inclusive work environment. ERGs are voluntary groups that are…more