Organizational Culture

How Creativity Can Boost Your Organization’s Success

When creativity is mentioned in a work setting, many people shut down.  The reaction is often, “I’m not creative, so I’ll leave that to someone else.”  We often mistakenly believe that to be creative is synonymous with artistic. Artistic refers to working in the arts: painting, drawing, acting, writing, etc. or creating things that are…

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What You Need to Know to Become an Employer of Choice

Are you finding it difficult to find or keep great employees?  If so, you’re not alone. The labor market is tight.  Top performers have lots of options when it comes to where they work.  This leaves employers investing more money in recruiting and spending more time reading through stacks of resumes from not-so-qualified people. The…

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How to Build and Maintain a Safe Workplace (Part 2)

Work injuries in the U.S. resulted in 104 million lost workdays in 2017.  70 million of those were due to injuries incurred in 2017, and 34 million were due to injuries in prior years (The National Safety Council, injuryfacts.nsc.org). If that doesn’t motivate you to pay close attention to workplace safety and health, here’s another…

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How to Positively Manage Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace

How to Positively Manage Mental Health Conditions in the Workplace

1 in 5 (46.6 million) adults in the United States experience a mental health condition in a given year. (www.nami.org) That means, in an organization that employs 100 people, 20 are likely challenged with a mental health condition. Managers and leaders know that people must be physically healthy to perform well, but sometimes forget how…

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