Culture Change and Your Power

2018-08-23T22:15:52+00:00August 23rd, 2018|

We're starting some new, shorter "Opportunity Moments" on video this week.  The topic today is Culture change, and how it takes time, starts at the top and flows throughout all levels and types of jobs.  Here are my thoughts on what you can do to improve your culture at work. [...]

PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK – COMMENTS OR DEFAMATION?

2018-05-01T18:43:34+00:00May 1st, 2018|

PERFORMANCE FEEDBACK - COMMENTS OR DEFAMATION? Performance reviews are often difficult – both for the employee and for the supervisor.  Statements made by management during the review are critical and can be the basis for lawsuits. In California, an attorney who was an associate in a law firm, sued her [...]

EQUAL PAY DAY – LET’S IMPROVE IT!

2018-04-10T20:02:51+00:00April 10th, 2018|

EQUAL PAY DAY April 10, 2018   This is a symbolic day to mark how far into the year women have to work to earn the same amount as men earned - 22% less = 100 days more work Women overall 80 cents for $1 men earn The effect on [...]

Spring is in the Air! Dating and Relationships at Work

2018-04-04T21:20:14+00:00April 4th, 2018|

As spring approaches, love is in the air. We meet each other online, at church, bars, gym, or at work. It’s a common place to meet – at work.  We spend more of our time as adults at the workplace.  Many times we travel together and work side by side. [...]

How to Handle an Employee’s Activities Outside of the Workplace

2018-02-28T19:22:37+00:00February 27th, 2018|

If your employees engage in outside activities that don't reflect your organization's values, can you fire them? The answer is - it depends. What happens if an employee is a self-declared Nazi? Or took part in the Charlottesville pro Nazi march? Do you take any action at all? Let's talk [...]