A Change of Leadership (in Mind)

A Change of Leadership (in Mind)

There was a time when leaders were revered and respected for being sharp and competitive, even ruthless, in the pursuit of their organizational goals. As long as they delivered results, accountability was not necessary, and many a company ran into trouble because of...

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Top 4 Leadership Skills to Positively Impact Your HR

Top 4 Leadership Skills to Positively Impact Your HR

Joe just got notice for the third time in less than a month that another employee was quitting. He felt frustrated that he’d be hiring again. Later, he had to have a performance conversation with Sally, who was lagging in meeting her sales quotas. Yesterday, Joan and...

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Professional Burnout

Professional Burnout

It’s 9:00 a.m. and John is reviewing his lengthy to-do list. For months he’s struggled with fatigue and lethargy, unable to maintain the mental focus and physical energy his small business requires. He is forgetful, misses deadlines, makes mistakes, is easily frazzled...

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Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Make Care a Culture (or Count the Cost)

Sarah is an Admin Assistant at ABC Tech. She’s had a tough year with health challenges and difficult family situations. In spite of having used all her sick days, her doctor suggests she needs more time off. She has spoken with her manager about what she's facing and...

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A Time to Reset

A Time to Reset

Most of us are experiencing a business slowdown during this time of caution and social distancing as we all do our part to flatten the curve of COVID-19. While there’s a shared frustration for many business owners with layoffs, shortened work hours, and even business...

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Toxic Workplace – Signs and Turning Points

Toxic Workplace – Signs and Turning Points

Toxic Workplace  You can feel it like an oppressive dark cloud when you walk through the door. You hear the grumbles. You see the rolled eyes and sense the discontent. You see the lack of collaboration and maybe even ill will amongst members of the team that tell you...

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