Archive | Employee Engagement

The Year of a Mindful Career: Space to Learn

Many top organizations are creating space and time to learn for their employees. They see the benefits in increased productivity and engagement. Even overall employee health improves. While many organizations are adopting this movement, not all have. You can still make the time and space to do so. Either approach your supervisor and ask for […]

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Interested In a Flexible Work Week?

Ahh, the flexible work arrangement. We want it but not all of us get it. Or so we think. Flexible work arrangements are becoming more commonplace and foster mutual benefits for the employer and employee. According to the Human Resources Council, flexible work arrangements have many benefits: Cuts down on rush-hour commutes; More control over […]

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Want a Shorter Work Week?

If you’re a leader, team member, manager, entrepreneur or business owner, here are some startling summer facts: During the summer, workplace productivity and engagement drops 20%; 53% of workers who get an early start to the weekend reported a dip in productivity; Overall team member attendance drops by 19%; Projects take 13% longer to complete; […]

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Is Adventure Calling?

Is adventure travel just an exciting way to spend a family vacation? It certainly could be but the benefits for corporate teams are truly outstanding! Specially designed team building adventure travel increases workplace productivity and builds stronger teams in amazing ways. Adventure travel helps teams make authentic connections which are lacking in so many corporate […]

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Take Back Your Power, It’s Critical for Career Success

Lately, I’ve been working with two clients facing the same challenge – battling a difficult coworker. One client manages an obstinate subordinate, the other works alongside a surely colleague. Their roles and relationships may be different but the challenge is the same—both feel helpless. When you feel helpless it’s easy to become a victim of circumstances […]

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Coaching for Conflict Resolution

No matter where you work there’s bound to be occasional conflict. When it occurs, it can be swiftly resolved when both parties leave out emotions; clearly communicate concerns; respect differences of opinion; and rise to a mutually beneficial resolution. Through practice of this extremely effective formula, professionals will develop the habit of shutting down conflict […]

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Career Coaching For Workplace Engagement

Did you know that a hiring a career coach can increase organizational productivity and profit? Much of my work week is spent inside organizations coaching team members on how to build career happiness. Though I’m hired to help clients with their career success, coaching creates some very interesting side effects, including employee buy-in, smooth successions, team engagement, career […]

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The Magic of a Mentor for Professional Development

Developing a relationship with a mentor is a must for successful professional development. A mentor provides you with an avenue of learning scripted specifically in answer to professional development needs. Not only will your mentor offer positive guidance for your career, but they’ll provide a safe haven for objectifying concerns and challenges. They’re also great resources […]

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