Defusing the debater and promoting dialogue

  • August 06, 2018

Within every organization, there are those individuals, for whom “being positional” is a chronic pattern. Simply put, these are people who tend to argue for their...

Federal paid family leave gains momentum

  • August 02, 2018

Ivanka Trump has long expressed interest in making paid family or parental leave a reality. Now those efforts appear to be ramping up. Here’s what we know so far.

Rock the boat in job interviews

  • August 01, 2018

It was my first day on the job as the director of publishing for a small family-run business. I was greeted enthusiastically by the team, except for one curious member....

Recognize a big achievement

  • July 27, 2018

A hand-written note wishing co-workers or employees congratulations is a powerful way to recognize the achievements or milestones in their lives. Follow these tips to...

Easily talk about your performance

  • July 23, 2018

If you are interviewing for a promotion at work or preparing your self-evaluation for an upcoming performance review, you may need to answer behavioral interview...

Become more objective

  • July 20, 2018

To be both fair and professional at work, you must strip away your biases and preconceived notions and look at all situations objectively. Murray Nossel recommends using...

Giving Back: The Community Consulting Project

  • July 19, 2018

The Community Consulting Project (CCP) is part of the Organization Development Network of Oregon. On a pro bono basis, it helps nonprofit organizations with leadership,...