• Lost That Lovin’ Feeling

    Moving to number three on the Indeed list of top reasons people leave their employers is “feeling uninspired.” The internet search for “uninspired” reveals, “If you describe something or someone as uninspired, you are criticizing them because they do not […]

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  • Gentle Workplace Management

    Being the dominant personality I am, I grew up hearing the words “be gentle” quite often, but I never interpreted it to do with character. It was more when handling things such as small chicks or ornaments for the […]

    4 months ago, by
  • Eyes Open in the Workplace

    Countenance as dictionary.com states is appearance, especially the look or expression of the face. Merriam-Webster states:  facial appearance regarded as an indication of mood or feeling. The verb form countenanced or countenancing means to approve, support, permit, tolerate, encourage.  You should have countenanced […]

    6 months ago, by
  • Is It Workplace Nepotism, or Would They Behave That Way Anyway?

    For all of us who own businesses and employ or have employed family members, we know the warnings people give us about hiring friends and family. Yet there are as many pros as cons, and for small business owners, […]

    8 months ago, by
  • The Next Chapter in Your Career

    A recent quote on my Instagram feed said: I received the quote following a dinner with a candidate and friend who was retiring after fifteen years with the company we placed her at. We reminisced about the changes in […]

    8 months ago, by
  • With or Without COVID-19: Healthy Construction Workplace Behavior Supports Positive Outcomes 

    Our Career Coaches converse with people from the construction industry on a daily basis—from college age to retirement age, and from management to administrative and accounting roles. Companies are challenged to demonstrate compassion about circumstances related COVID-19, which is […]

    9 months ago, by
  • What Angers You in the Workplace?

    Anger is probably the most common emotion, yet I learned from a recent book written by a therapist that most professionals in the therapy world consider anger to be a secondary emotion. They say anger is a nuanced, complex […]

    9 months ago, by
  • The Cockpit, the Castle, and the Community – Why Someone’s Workspace Matters

    The open concept floor plan for offices took off in the 1960s to help foster communication and collaboration in the workplace. Private office space has always been the most preferred by employees, although individuals will have different reasons for […]

    10 months ago, by
  • Does Age Affect Esteem in the Workplace?

    I saw a broadcast following the Tampa Bay Superbowl win that discussed the relationship between Buccaneer teammates Gronkowski and Brady.  The commentator noted that Gronkowski made a point to say that he and Brady celebrate the Superbowl wins together, […]

    1 year ago, by
  • Returning to the Workplace after the Pandemic Restrictions

    The origin of the quote, “We can complain because rose bushes have thorns, or rejoice because thorn bushes have roses” is unknown, but it was used by the author of the 1853 book “Lettres Écrites De Mon Jardin”, and […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Behaviors Matter

    This week, President Trump delivered his third State of the Union address.  Currently, social media is abuzz with various opinions on what he shared, how he delivered the message, and what the future of our country holds.  Although it […]

    2 years ago, by
  • Resigning the Right Way

    January: the month of review and the most common month to analyze our lives over the past year and add the totals of gains and losses. When it comes to employment, often we discover that another year flew by, […]

    5 years ago, by
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