Proactive Employee Engagement

“To win in the marketplace, you must first win in the workplace.”   —Douglas Conant, To be perfectly honest, proactive employee engagement is the only genuine employee engagement. Creating an engaging workplace never just happens –it takes intentional choices. As Conant, who has led three major companies from a shaky spot to thriving, points out, your business success will only do as …

Newly Graduated? – 7 Tips for Moving Forward

Congratulations! You’ve passed the milestone of college graduation! You have your cap, your gown, your degree . . . and, most likely, a student loan to pay off. So now what? Advice for Grads — 7 Tips for Moving Forward Keep Moving  “You don’t have to see the first staircase, just take the first step.”  –Martin Luther King Jr.   …

Avoiding Politics at Work

The political divide has never been more intense. These days, politics come up at just about any dinner table, water cooler, or outdoor seating patio. And no matter what side of the aisle they are sitting on, everyone cares.  A lot. About everything. Working with people who think and are passionate about things quite different from yourself can cause a …

An Ethical Workplace

“Ethics is knowing the difference between what you have a right to do and what is right to do.” – Stewart Potter Integrity is all about behavior that is honest and forthright. It plays a significant role in the harmony and efficiency of a workplace. To Employers: Ethical behavior should be a core value – the baseline – in every …