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Extinguish Your Workplace Root Fires, Not Just Brush Fires

Have you ever thought of your workplace like a forest?  As a leader in your workplace, one of your greatest responsibilities is cultivating a healthy, productive work environment for your team. Part of that is being able to identify and address the various workplace “fires” that can ignite and spread dysfunction through your organization. Over […]

Dealing with conflict requires a values-based approach

Dealing with conflict requires a values-based approach Dealing with conflict requires a values-based approach. Here’s why

Conflict within the workplace can be frustrating to handle if you don’t have the right tools. Not only can workplace conflict decrease productivity, but if not addressed correctly, workplace conflict leads to bitterness and resentment among coworkers, creating an unhealthy environment at best- and a toxic environment at worst.  Transforming conflict to be productive means […]

Values-Driven Leadership in a Status-Driven Culture

I AM vs I HAVE Leaders What does it take to successfully model leadership in today’s current workplace culture?  Some of the first things that come to mind might be power, confidence, charisma, intelligence, and other such characteristics. However, being a great leader requires more than just the right skills, a series of checklists, or […]

How appreciation changes the workplace… When shown in a way that matters!

How appreciation changes the workplace… When shown in a way that matters! appreciation

Feeling genuinely valued and appreciated in the workplace has a tremendous impact on employee satisfaction, engagement, and performance. However, in many workplaces, managers and leadership often forget to recognize the hard work of their staff. When employees feel their efforts go unnoticed, they begin to experience a decline in morale, disengagement, and burnout. As an […]

Transform your Critical Moments from Survive to Thrive: Discover the Run Toward The Roar Ethos

Transform your Critical Moments from Survive to Thrive: Discover the Run Toward The Roar Ethos

Doesn’t it feel like sometimes we are caught in a squeeze play? The pressure of completing work assignments, family responsibilities, and meeting workplace expectations, all while maintaining our mental health, yet are we given the authority to make those necessary, final decisions?

Living Under The Yellow Light: Makes Wellness, More Than Not Being Sick!

Living Under The Yellow Light: Makes Wellness, More Than Not Being Sick!

The hardest part of wellness, or at least for most of the people I talk with, is to stop thinking of it as not being sick or ill. Yet there is nothing that new. I want to share a poem called And the People Stayed Home’ at the end of this newsletter, but read and then notice the year it was written!

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