10
AUG
2020

"Blursday" - Another Sideswipe from Covid 19

Are all your days looking alike? Here’s a way to take charge of your calendar! A column in yesterday’s paper struck a chord with me right from the title “What Day is it? Welcome to Blursday” For too many of us, the days of the week are all starting to feel like Sunday....
28
JUN
2020

It’s Official – We’re ZOOMED!

I’ve been on three Zoom calls today – which have taken up 2.5 hours of my time. My head hurts, my eyes feel fuzzy, and aside from status updates and content of one kind or another – what was accomplished? In-person meetings tend to energize me (mostly). Online...
17
MAY
2020

12 Rituals to Elevate Your Virtual Meeting

Are we sick and tired of Zoom yet?  I sure don’t want to be because it’s here to stay and we’re all finding out how much time we save by not having to commute. Plus, many experts tell us that much of our educational and business systems are going to make heavier use of this tool,...
21
FEB
2020

Five February Jumpstarts!

I suspect I am allergic to coffee.  But I am in DEEP DENIAL.  So don’t rave to me about your macha or your mushrooms or the latest miracle herb.  I. Love. My. COFFEE. But it doesn’t love me anymore.  Sneezing, teeth grinding, TMJ, anxiety… you get the picture. And now comes...
31
OCT
2019

Ghosting in the Workplace? Employ Positivity!

Imagine you’re a recruiter contracted with a mid-sized company. You’ve throughly vetted your candidates, guided them through the interview process, and now you’re down to three; all qualified, skilled, talented, – just what the position needs.  The day of the final...
26
AUG
2016

Team Climate Change: 1 Company Culture Tool Gets U Ready 4 the Heat!

The everyday actions your company culture uses to reinforce underlying values are worth your attention.  Does your company have this essential culture tool to cope with change?  Check out these situations….  Casey + Co. is a small but thriving start-up with a great production...
30
APR
2016

Roll Your Eyes, but it’s “The Way We Do Things Around Here”!

I’m fascinated with rituals, defined here as the actions we do over and over to reinforce meaning. Some workplace rituals are pretty straightforward: inductions, celebrations, retirements are only a few of the more familiar. (Although, in trying to find a graphic for this post...