Teamwork Is What Separates the Good From Great Companies

“Gallup’s data show teams that focus on strengths every day have 12.5% greater productivity.” – How Employees’ Strengths Make Your Company Stronger, Feb 2014 by Susan Sorenson As a team and workplace specialist, I believe teams are at the heart of every successful organization. If you think about today’s workplace, everyone is working in some […]

Meeting Madness: The Biggest Time Drainer in the Workplace

Most employees’ days are spent going from meeting to meeting. In fact, employees are spending so much time in meetings that there is no time left in the day to do their actual work. The reality is that ineffective meetings are becoming part of the problem. How often have you been asked or worse required […]

Breaking Up Work Silos is Hard to Do – Five Tips to Stop It

Breaking down Silos in companies today is critical to their overall success and the bottom-line. When a corporation’s productivity suffers because of inter-departmental competition, no one benefits. There is an actual term for this, called the “Silo Mentality”, and it affects most organizations. These silos are negatively impacting relationships, performance and overall team and company […]

Creating A Positive Workplace Culture – A Little Kindness Goes A Long Way

Does your company promote a positive work culture? Do you consider yourself a person who acts with kindness and positivity? Today’s high stress work environment is taking a negative toll on our overall well-being. We spend more time working than we do anything else. It is becoming more important now to pay attention to how […]

Turning a Culture of #MeToo into a Culture of Civility, Respect and Kindness

Here we are in 2017 and witnessing another “fall from power”, the movie mogul, Harvey Weinstein is the current headline and not long ago Roger Ailes, Bill O’Reilly, Travis Kalanick and the list goes on and on. The difference with Weinstein is that Hollywood celebrities are speaking out after decades of harassment, abuse of power […]