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Where Does Mental Health Rank on Employers’ Priority List

In case you hadn’t noticed, there has been a substantial increase in “workplace violence”.  In fact, these have occurred in a wide variety of industries and levels of employment.  The impact of hand guns is not necessarily the basis for this increase. Whether in schools, manufacturing firms, theaters, malls, etc., the increase in anger and violence …

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CRITICAL PLANNING: DIFFERENCE IN SUCCESSFUL LEADER

What would you do differently in your decision-making role this coming year than you did this past year that you believe could have produced better results or a better outcome?  There are usually some decisions or efforts that involved some unexpected factors, which knowing that now would have made you aware of the better approach. …

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How Do You Feel About Yourself When You Look In The Mirror

We each have hopes, dreams, and goals for ourselves, but the fact is we have little control over much of our lives. Since the majority of people have to work for a living, one very big and important factor or influence in our lives is our “employer”. When an employer or business owner closes their …

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PROACTIVE EFFORTS TO ENCOURAGE A HEALTHY BUSINESS

Each year companies find themselves either looking for ideas or trends that can boost their bottom line, OR they find themselves dealing with competitors, who have the “new trend” and feeling that they are appearing to be “outdated” or “boring” compared to their competitors.  If this “new trend” is being praised and valued by the …

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(As a Fellow Citizen…) HOW DO YOU SPELL “H-E-L-P”?

When we were children, our parents, grandparents, friends of the family, teachers, principals, and all who represented “authorities” would encourage you to become a good, hard-working, thoughtful, generous, and supportive person.  That sounds like good advice, and there are many children and young people who are doing just that, and some have even been recognized …

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Is Your Employer Supportive of Employee Training

Many employers do not grasp how important training is for employees.  Most employees want to succeed at their jobs, as well as make a positive impact on a business.  This makes the employee feel that they are making a positive impact.  Unfortunately, others don’t grasp how such transitional support can make many to experience a …

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WHAT DO COMPANY LEADERS BELIEVE IS NEEDED IN MOST ORGANIZATIONS

Some major companies are selecting interesting candidates as their new leaders, meanwhile other outstanding leaders are exiting/retiring.  Though colleges, universities, and tech schools are producing some quality talent, there seems to still be a substantial need for those with “skilled labor skills”.  This is especially true in states that are experiencing a lot of growth …

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What To Do If Your Employer Expects To Close?

There are multiple businesses who are said to be preparing to close in 2020. If your employer is one, what are you doing in the meantime? Some employers are providing some type of incentive pay to encourage employees to stay until the closing. However, if an opportunity arises, should you take that or stay until …

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Employers, Do You Provide Key Factors That Attract “Good Employees”?

What do most hard-working adults in the United States seek and consider important and valuable priorities in a reputable and healthy organization or employer today?   Mutual respect Clear expectations (Be upfront and clearly state your expectations of employees) Honest and wise/strategic leadership (Trustworthy) Supportive provisions for employees (including Training & Development) Reasonable and fair …

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How Do You Determine Which Employer Provides the Best Business Practices

When in a Job Search, job candidates should 1) be sure of the type of position that is best for themselves, 2) be clear about what factors are most important in your next employer, and 3) have a list of those top priorities you are seeking for a good work-life balance. As I coach those …

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