Whether you're a business owner, a manager, or a co-worker, you've most likely felt the stress and anxiety that come from facing the need to initiate a crucial (and possibly uncomfortable) conversation. A crucial conversation is any conversation where the stakes are high, emotions run...

We make many decisions throughout the course of a day.  Some are small and inconsequential while others are large and can affect peoples’ lives and wellbeing. At some point in our careers, we have all made decisions that just did not work out the way...

The average professional spends 31 hours a month in meetings.  Many of us find that meetings can be full of talk, with little focus and no outcomes. If you’ve ever sat through one of those meetings, feeling like it’s a waste of time and a...

Below are three trends that are changing the way recruiting teams find, qualify, and engage candidates. Advancements in technology and non-traditional approaches to hiring are requiring employers and recruiters to shift their approach to recruiting.   Workplace Diversity Companies are beginning to examine workplace diversity and...

There is no denying that cell phones are an important part of most of our daily lives. Our insatiable need for information can lead to obsessive, addictive and unsafe behavior patterns. Here are some interesting findings: On average, adults check their phones 110 times per...

Many of us put much more emphasis on protecting homes, cars, jewelry, children and pets than our on-line security. Individual and corporate breaches occur on a daily basis because our electronic information is valuable to thieves. Here are tips that can help to reduce your...

My weekly blogs are usually about implementing Epic; things to remember, lessons learned, common areas where things are overlooked and everything else from A to Z that people ask me to write about. This week’s edition appears the day after Memorial Day so I’m gearing it...