Business leadership discussing their diversity and inclusion plan at a conference table.

In 2017, when hurricane Harvey laid waste to much of the Texas coast and devastated swaths of Houston, Texas-based grocery chain H.E.B. was running disaster relief stations, mobilizing its extensive supply chain and funneling resources to those in need – right alongside the Red Cross and Salvation Army. Why was a grocery chain running emergency…

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Happy employees having fun at work

Since technology and social networking is available to almost everyone, the chance of dissatisfied employees leaving to find a new job is extremely high. Even more frightening for supervisors is when a dissatisfied employee decides to “quit and stay,” meaning they mentally or emotionally check out of their job but don’t physically leave. So how…

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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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Teamwork

Have you ever fallen short of your own or another person’s expectations on a task or project?  Or do you have staff whose work regularly disappoints you?   As a business owner whose success relies on my ability and that of my team to serve our clients, I know that meeting and exceeding expectations can feel elusive at times.     Not hitting the mark can…

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