How to Handle Leadership Changes

How many of these articles say “communication is important”? Like, every single team-building blog talks about it. I don’t even see it anymore. “Communication is key” is so overused that my mind doesn’t even register the phrase when I see it, similar to “objects in...

Workplace Parking Lot Safety Tips

Safety first! Lately, every time you turn on the TV, it seems like the world is a mean, nasty place filled with bad people. I try and look at the glass half full, so let’s go over some safety tips in the workplace and get the pendulum swinging in the other...
Effective One-on-One Meetings

Effective One-on-One Meetings

The pressure. The expectations. The stress. The sometimes pointlessness. Many of us are familiar with all that goes into every meeting, big or small. Throughout the week, it’s important to meet with your employees, to score some “face time”, in order to maintain...
Tricks to Creating an HR Friendly Workplace

Tricks to Creating an HR Friendly Workplace

It’s like herding cats. When you’re a small business owner, too much of your time can be spent ironing out what may seem like trivial employee googleygunk. Everyone needs to work together. Everyone needs to stay on task. People have different personalities- some of...
Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence in the Workplace

Emotional Intelligence as a term is understated and misunderstood. I’m not going to tell you to start each day with a hug for all your employees, but that sentiment really underlines how little most of us understand emotional intelligence. It isn’t about being a...