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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...

Talking about love in the workplace may be seen as taboo, off-limits, and prohibited. But when I talk about love in the workplace, I’m not talking about office romances and relationship policies. When I discuss the concept of love in the workplace while coaching managers and...

You’ll hear me say this often: Communication is critical for the success of any organization or team. It's the first “C” in a healthy company. This communication needs to be healthy, not directive communication. Healthy communication is collaborative, where people feel confident to share their opinions (even...

You’ve probably heard me talk about the foundations of a healthy organization, but there’s one more pillar that’s vital to the success of a company . . . the hiring process. Right now, it’s all the buzz as companies and organizations have challenges sourcing and hiring....

Do you know the difference between team building and team-building? Stay with me here, because there is a difference! What if instead, I asked: Do you know the difference between building a team and team building? Are you catching on?  We often hear the term team building thrown...

Conflict is a part of human nature. It’s a by-product of life, opinions, personal truths, and perceptions, both at home and in the workplace. And in all honesty, life would likely be pretty boring without a *little* conflict.  Because individuals have different experiences and values, conflict...

What is company culture? We hear this term so often in the workplace, yet there doesn’t seem to be a true understanding of what it is, the purpose, the benefits, or the impact culture has on an organization. Before answering these questions, let’s clear up what...