Top Ten Things Employees Want from Work

A few years ago I researched what employees really want.  It was preparation for a workplace branding article.  If you don’t have the time or resources to survey your own employees you can use… Read More

4 Supervisor Strategies for Dealing with Negative & Disgruntled Employees

Every workplace has that one negative employee who brings everybody down and burns out their supervisor. This post lays out strategies for supervisors to deal more effectively and helps make the case that they’re harming employees and the company. Read More

Child Protection Justice is Slow – an end to the Penn State chapter

When organizations care more about sports and the revenue they bring in, the idea of morality and what’s right can be lost. Child abuse should be reported to community authorities and not kept within internal structures. Read on for more about a final chapter in Penn States child sexual abuse scandal. Read More

Flawed Leaders, Sexual Harassment, and Real Prevention

If your harassment prevention program is about sitting employees in front of a video, you’ve failed. Passive programs do not prevent or address workplace harassment. Read futher about a strategic approach much more likely to address the issue in your workplace! Read More

Using “Rule of Thirds” to Build Positive Culture

When you’re thinking about making a significant policy or employee program change, one-size doesn’t fit all in communication. It helps to consider employees as representing different degrees of agreement with the company itself. Read more to learn how to develop more effective programs and communication strategies. Read More

10 Behaviors of Emotionally Healthy People (at Work)

I often make observations in the workplace that a typical HR professional might not see. This article discusses employee emotional health. I have spoken to 100s of employees and leaders. Some are just natuarally more healthy than others. Read on to find out how they approach their work. Read More