COVID-19 Vaccinations and the Workplace

  With the crazy year that 2020 has been, we are finally graced with some incredible news in the form of multiple effective vaccines to curb the spread of the COVID-19 virus. This arduous battle has been fraught with monumental global death tolls, widespread unemployment, inauspicious work environments, and a life of perpetual fear and[…]

Journal of Gratitude

Science has proven that the benefits of practicing gratitude are nearly endless. People who regularly practice gratitude by taking time to notice and reflect upon the things they’re thankful for experience more positive emotions, feel more alive, sleep better, express more compassion and kindness, and even have stronger immune systems.   Listed below are the[…]

A Culture of Silence

  Many workplace harassment incidents do not only involve the harasser and the victim. Rather, many members of the office or corporation may be aware that inappropriate conduct or behavior is occurring, yet never report a problem. A culture of silence that condones workplace harassment harms the ability to create a healthy workplace environment and[…]

Broken Boundaries in the Remote Workplace

  With the sudden shift to remote work, the dynamics among employers, employees, as well as customers and clients have been drastically altered. The bright line between professionalism and informality has become obscured, as all parties have moved towards new communication mediums. What we see happening across industries are less defined boundaries in the workplace[…]

Harassment in the Remote Workplace

       “Well, I guess one thing that we have gained from the decentralized workplace was the removal of possible harassment, right?” Well, unfortunately, that may not be the case.       Working from home should have liberated employees from toxic workplace behavior such as bullying and harassment. Yet, far from ending misconduct, the pandemic lockdowns have displaced it[…]

Show Up & Show Some

Penguins, the epitome of showmanship. Tuxedo clad, great posture, engaged in their environment, looking proud.   Observing and developing individuals and teams, I’m always in-tune to how individuals and teams “show up” in their professional and personal lives. Many articles and books written on the topic, so for a quick read here’s a few tips:[…]

Coaching and the Wizard of Oz – COURAGE

Courage. It enables us to face difficulty, danger and pain without fear. In business, and in life, we most likely rely on our courage more often than perhaps we are really comfortable doing. Having courage is key to our success professionally and personally.   Coaching. We all have opportunities for personal growth that will move[…]