When you think of a coach, what comes to mind?  For me, it’s a person with a whistle around the neck who shouts out what you’re doing wrong so all your teammates stop and look at you.  Oh, sorry, flashback to high school sports. In the workplace, a coach looks very different than the typical…

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Have you decided that you want to do something different in your life, turn over a new leaf, or start or stop doing something, but have been unable to make it happen? The path to improving your life is created by laying stepping stones one at a time. These stepping stones are habits, behaviors that…

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A supervisor shaking the hand of her direct report. People Matters HR.

Most people agree that not everyone has the capability to be a surgeon.  Maybe you don’t have stable enough hands or couldn’t get better than a “D” in anatomy to save your life.  And if you didn’t graduate from medical school and practice your craft under the wing of a seasoned colleague, it’s not going…

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Reduce stress using this simple 3 step system

Stress is a physical, mental, and emotional state of tension resulting from demanding circumstances. When there’s a perceived threat, the body releases hormones such as adrenaline that prepared our caveman ancestors to fight or flee from predators. It still protects us today by giving the ability to quickly jump out of the way of an…

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