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Everyone makes mistakes.  You’ve likely heard this phrase over and over again (ever since you were a child). While mistakes are human nature and certainly nothing to be ashamed about, what happens after mistakes are made determines the true effectiveness of a person’s leadership ability. Some of the...

Burnout. Overwhelm. Stress. Tiredness. These are all words you’ve probably heard from employees and team members at work. What do all of these terms have in common? They all relate to energy management. The healthiest organizations and individuals know how to effectively manage their energy to stay...

Wouldn’t it be nice to feel like you don’t need to have all the answers? If your employees are empowered, you don’t need to! “It doesn’t make sense to hire smart people and then tell them what to do. We hire smart people so they can...

Are you a manager who feels your team, or possibly a team member, is managing you? Or are you an employee who feels you need to manage your manager? Both of these situations are more common than you’d expect in the workplace, but why does it happen,...

Your health is the most important asset to you as an individual. Without it, everything becomes limiting.  No different than going to your physician for an annual check-up to stay healthy, a workplace diagnosis can determine the overall health of your organization, your managers, your employees,...

There’s no denying that the pandemic brought about some unexpected and challenging changes - both in the work and home environments. I often hear people asking, “what’s the new normal look like?” The real question I have for companies, and especially managers is: “How well do you...

Leaders often report having ‘too many meetings’ but can’t explain what’s accomplished by attending them. Turn your meeting from time-wasters to productivity makers with these 6 steps to worthwhile meetings.  Imagine: Your second employee calls in for the day, you have an upset customer waiting to...

COVID19's impact is lasting; keeping the focus on employee engagement Five areas to stay focused on So many facets of HR (Human Resources) are being brought to the forefront of organizations.  The landscape is changing daily, but one thing remains constant, the human and emotional side of...

“Effective immediately, plan to work from home, until further notice.”  Woah, wait, what? How does that work? We’ve never been able to work from home. How am I supposed to know if my employees are getting their work done? Did you wake up this past week and...

Bottom of the ninth, bases loaded… We’re all familiar with baseball metaphors. In business, it isn’t always the case that a single swing of the bat will win the championship, of course. Favorable field conditions, good morale, and a whole team of talented players are...