Handling Difficult Discussions

I cannot count the number of times I’ve had a leader enter my office and declare that they’re fed up with a certain team member and would I fire that person, please? This declaration often surprises me, as the leader never mentioned any challenges with that person...

How to Accomplish a Goal

Sometimes when you set a goal it can feel overwhelming. Like you all the sudden have this BIG HUGE thing that you have to tackle and you don’t even know where to start. What if we could break down the big goal into priorities, chunking what is most important so...

Workplace Safety Amid a Pandemic

There are so many things that we cannot control right now. We are all living under the restriction of shelter in place orders by our state governor and our local public health officials. The only thing that we can be certain of is that this pandemic has created a new...

Coronavirus in the Workplace

Stay calm…..wash your hands and review your employment policies. Between fires, floods and power outages, Lake County residents have had our share of major disasters in recent years. We have learned the importance of preparing in advance and we have also learned...

The Soft Skill Standard

Raising the bar on behavior for a strong workplace  There have been countless times when, as a human resource professional, a leader has approached me with a concern about one of their team members. Often, the conversation starts with, “They’re a great employee,...

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