Oct 19 2016

When Your CEO Comes Under Fire

Sadly, Wells Fargo’s CEO John Stumpf's resignation is only the latest in a laundry list of major company CEOs who have been forced out. Just in the last 2 years, we’ve seen:

May 09 2016

It's Time to Get Rid of the Stigma

May is National Mental Health Awareness month.  In August of 2012, I wrote a blog about reducing the stigma around mental health in the workplace. Then again in 2013, I wrote about mental health training in the workplace. I’d love to tell you that since that time, stigma has been reduced and suicide rates are down.

Feb 09 2016

Love and Work at the Office

A torrid office love affair…sounds like a good beach read, right?  That is, up until it becomes a reality you have to deal with at the office. Several years ago, a friend of mine began dating a peer on another team at her company.  

Jan 19 2016

The Biggest Component to Making Resolutions Stick

This time of year, everyone’s joining gyms, taking up yoga, walking the dog more, eating empty calories less.  But, here’s the thing: we spend most of our time at work, so doesn’t it make sense that companies should get on the healthy train, too?  

Nov 11 2015

Want to Thank our Veterans ? Hire Them!

Unless someone close to you has served, Veterans Day can sometimes end up being about a day off and department store sales with maybe a moment or two devoted to thinking about veterans.Which is kind of crazy. Where would we be without the brave folks who fought for us in World Wars I and II and every conflict thereafter?   The answer can be chilling.  

May 17 2015

Is Management For You?

Many people become managers, but that doesn’t mean they should be managers. 

I’m not talking about not having “what it takes.”  Even if you’re adequately prepared, so much about management has to be learned on the fly and everyone makes mistakes.  I’m talking about whether managementis right for you

Jan 31 2015

The Danger of Judging Others

In a recent WSJ op-ed piece, Rorke Denver, a Navy Seal Commander, wrote an interesting piece about Chris Kyle, the American Sniper.  Mr. Denver, while not agreeing with his statement, defended Michael Moore’s first amendment right to say what he said.

 

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