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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...

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...

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...

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...

It’s that time of year again. When we reflect on the past year, look ahead to the new year, and make some shifts. But when it comes to shifting in the workplace, there’s not a right or wrong time to make a positive shift.  And there...