How to handle off-duty misconduct

  • November 29, 2018

An employee was arrested and charged with assault over the weekend. He shows up for work Monday morning, business as usual. What now?

Divorce’s effect on the workplace

  • November 09, 2018

One of the most intense employee stressors often goes unmentioned. What sort of toll is divorce taking on someone who works for you?

Follow 5 steps to make kindness a habit

  • October 31, 2018

What concrete steps can you take to increase the kindness in your life? Reduce: Stress, anger, loneliness, turnover, apathy and depression. Improve: Attitude,...

Heed the whisper of intuition

  • October 30, 2018

Begrudgingly, I opened my eyes and emerged treading water in a sea of dizzy confusion. Disoriented and light-headed, I focused on slow, deep breaths to alleviate the...

Document each stage of progressive discipline

  • October 30, 2018

Employers with a progressive discipline process have an advantage if a terminated employee sues them for discrimination. Skipping the discipline step? Be prepared to...

Keep gratitude at the forefront

  • October 16, 2018

The fall holidays are often a special time for gathering with loved ones, focusing on our blessings and expressing appreciation for all of the people and opportunities...

4 reasons to rethink goal-setting

  • October 04, 2018

Is this trope of workplace and leadership culture always a good thing? Let's play devil's advocate and dig into its possible downsides.