How Employers Can Bring Happiness to the Workplace

By | July 24th, 2017|Blog|

There are a million books and studies conducted with ideas about achieving happiness in our lives.  It’s something we seek, but have yet to find a magic “formula” for.  And what about happiness in the [...]

Creating a Wellness Plan While Maintaining Financial Wellness

By | May 20th, 2015|Blog|

Although it would be great if every company could install a gym onsite or hire a full-time wellness coach, there are less expensive ways to make a difference in the health of employees. To start, [...]

How To Optimize Business Results

By | December 12th, 2014|Blog|

No matter what business you’re in, people are the key to your success. Because employees’ abilities to achieve their designated goals determine the extent of the organization’s profitability and sustainability, it makes good sense to [...]

Emotionally Intelligent Leaders

By | July 18th, 2014|Blog|

In Dr. Martyn Newman’s best selling book, “Emotional Capitalists – The New Leaders,” the consulting psychologist outlines how Emotional Intelligence (EI) contributes to our personal and workplace success. Dr. Newman identifies ten competencies that make [...]

The Importance of Honesty in the Workplace

By | January 31st, 2014|Blog|

At times, honesty in the office can be better in theory than in practice. Employees sometimes avoid voicing opinions, disappointments, frustrations, or general ideas to modify or change company’s operating procedures. Instead, these opinions and [...]

What gets a company farther- year-end bonus or unexpected rewards?

By | November 22nd, 2013|Blog|

Over a decade ago, I had two compensation experiences that have stuck with me throughout my career. In the first one, I received a substantial year-end bonus, but it was $500 less than the projected [...]

First Day Jitters: How to Create a Memorable First Day Experience for New-Hires

By | November 8th, 2013|Blog|

The first day of a new position can be both exciting and nerve-racking for a new employee. A new-hire’s first day sets the tone for not only the company’s structure and on-boarding process, but also [...]

Leaders at all levels

By | October 25th, 2013|Blog|

Jeff Immelt’s article “How to Differentiate Great Leaders from Good Leaders” is an insightful article about how to distinguish great leaders from good leaders at the top of an organization. He uses GE’s retired senior [...]