Insights

Do you feel your employees share important information with you, or do you think they withhold it? While we may expect employees to share important information, whether personal or professional experiences, that affect their work and productivity, they most likely don’t feel comfortable doing so. This...

What comes to mind when you hear about mental health in the workplace? How do you define what mental health looks like in your business or organization? What constitutes a mental health benefit for your employees? May is mental health awareness month, so I wanted to share...

The effects of mental health in the workplace are nothing new. But what has shifted in the past two years because of the pandemic is acknowledging and accepting the impact mental health has on employees individually and organizations as a whole. The pandemic has made it...

What does productivity mean to you?  What does productivity mean to your team? What does productivity mean to your organization as a whole? When I think of productivity, I think of results.  When productivity is not defined, it isn’t easy to achieve. And then you have to consider the...

If you’re not seeing the results you want or achieving the goals you set out, most likely, you’re out of alignment. Alignment with your team, managers, or others in your workplace is vital to success. Can you get where you want to be without alignment? Sure,...

Delegation. A word that we all know well in the workplace and thrown around like confetti at times, but something that has proven to be more problematic when it comes to taking action and delegating.  Avoiding delegation as a manager or leader is nothing new, but...

Asking for support can be difficult as an individual or a business leader.  A good leader is recognizing when things aren’t going as planned or as you want, whereas the sign of a great leader is acknowledging and taking action around your opportunity areas. While it may...

If you surveyed your workplace and employees, how do you think they would respond to the question: Are your meetings effective? Would they roll their eyes? Would they laugh? Would they say, “of course, I love meetings!” Maybe they would be the person who says, “emails...

Conflict has been a staple of our history as humans and can be caused by many things in life—disagreements, poor communication, personal opinion, misunderstandings, different approaches, and so forth.  Life would get pretty dull if we were all the same, so there will be conflict as...

Human Resources can seem difficult to define because the role varies based on the industry, the size of the company, the company’s goals and needs, and the perspective of the HR role from others. Through my extensive experience both in HR and through business coaching, I’ve...