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Feedback Is a Gift

Feedback is a gift. It’s also really hard or there wouldn’t be so many blogs, articles and books written about it. What makes delivering feedback so uncomfortable? We think about feedback as being personal. We’ve probably all heard, it’s not about the person, it’s about the behavior. I’m not sure I buy into that because…

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Handbook Video Series – Part 1

The What This 2-part video series discusses the importance that handbooks provide within organizations. The Society for Human Resources Management (SHRM) states, “An employee handbook can be a valuable communication resource for both the employer and the employee. It provides guidance and information related to the organization’s history, mission, values, policies, procedures and benefits in a…

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Holding Hands with Strangers

Holding Hands with Strangers Covid-19 is HARD. It’s stressful in a whole new way, it’s messy, complicated and exhausting. It’s also lonely. I’ve been thinking about that last one for a bit, now. Why would I feel lonely when, I of all people, have needed to get out and see clients and have been able…

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The How and Why of One On One’s

One On One’s I’ve talked previously in blogs, training and with my clients about the importance of one on ones. I think, sometimes people wish I would stop talking about them. But I can’t and I won’t! I want to take this post to share the how and why of One On One’s. The Why…

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Why I Love DiSC

We Are Not All the Same Have you ever been in a situation or discussion with a person or group and thought “What in the world is going on in their head?” or “What in the world are they talking about and why don’t they just say it where I can understand it?”? I bet…

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The Key to Effective Performance Management

Spoiler Alert! The key to effective performance management is REAL TIME FEEDBACK! More about that in a minute. The Evolution of Performance Management Performance Management has been around, in various forms, since the beginning of the 20th century. It has mostly been viewed as the annual performance review process and has only recently evolved to…

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This Is My Lane

HR Nerd Alert I Love HR! That’s right, I am a self-proclaimed HR Nerd and I’m not ashamed to say it. I happened into this field while pursuing a psychology degree and realized fairly quickly that it was the right decision. I love people (I know, it’s cliché), and I love helping them get where…

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