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Why “Why?” is What Your People Really Want to Know

Companies across America are undergoing structural and strategic upheaval.  From deciding whether it is wise to mandate vaccines or rolling out distributive workforce plans, business leaders have a lot of ‘splainin’ to do!  And it’s hard.  Today, many of our decisions hinge on changing variables, some we cannot predict, like viral spread, employees quitting, or the unavailability of computer equipment …

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Munchkin Survival Guide: Tips to Get Work Done at Home

Humor is magical and can lighten even the toughest times.  Like trying to work at home with bickering kids!  When one poster in a community forum asked, “For those working from home, tell me something your kid(s) did today, but refer to them as co-workers,” she got some hilarious responses: “My co-workers fought over a Lego box.  Then they chased each other around …

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Career Advice: Choose, Don’t Settle

The best advice I ever received from my mentor, a seasoned CEO with decades of corporate storytelling under his belt, was “choose, don’t settle.”  At the time, I was trying to decide between accepting an “okay” job offer or continuing to pursue a more intimidating management position that nevertheless, I was qualified.  By taking his advice and choosing not settling, not only did I …

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Partnership Employment

What if that perfect job  ̶ you know, the one that launches you to corporate stardom  ̶is out there, but it just can’t find you?    LinkedIn®, the premier social media networking platform for workers and employers, heightens your visibility and helps you connect with businesses looking for your specific skills.  It’s sort of like Facebook for the working world.  If you aren’t maximizing this …

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Vacationing through Mindfulness and Meditation

Are your employees skipping vacation this year, like 25% of their fellow Americans?  Executives may be too busy, and 60% of employees say they can’t afford it, according to a Bankrate survey,  but whatever the reason, we know that not taking a vacation is one cause of worker stress, creating healthcare cost burdens for many organizations.    What if there was a simple yet proven way …