Diversity

It’s almost time for March Madness! We all have fun rooting for our favorite teams and deciding who might win it all. However, let’s not get ahead of ourselves; it’s not March quite yet, so instead, we’ll think about it from a business perspective. The best of the best competing for the ability to say…

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Human Resource consultants in Lansing Michigan are using the Third Mind exercise for better brainstorming.

The Third Mind I was fortunate to attend a local networking event, which provided lots of synergy with many, MANY great people.   This synergy (and the great people) led me to think more about the phenomenon called “the third mind.” “The third mind” is when two people or individual minds come together for a discussion,…

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Human Resource consultants discussing a project.

How understanding the difference between being a supervisor, manager, and leader can help you grow your career! Are you a supervisor, manager, or leader? As you read articles and books, listen to podcasts, and watch videos, you’ll hear these terms, as well as the words, supervise/supervision, manage/management, and lead/leadership.  It’s important to understand them to…

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We all have parts of our jobs that we don’t like as much as others.  For supervisors and managers, the position comes with some tough interpersonal responsibilities. I’ve yet to meet a supervisor who likes to tell someone they’ve done something wrong or fire someone who is not a good fit for the role.  Delivering…

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