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Three Signs You’ve Created a Culture of Psychological Safety

If candor, risk-taking, and a feedback culture are the norm for your team, chances are you’ve achieved a high level of psychological safety. Psychological safety is more than being comfortable with and liking your teammates. It’s the belief that your work environment ...More Info

How to Increase Resilience in Your Life

How to Increase Resilience in Your Life
What is resilience?
Resilience is the ability to bounce back from difficult or traumatic situations in one’s life. Whether it’s a tragedy, traumatic event, a relationship issue, or any other life challenge that you’ve ...
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Alzheimer’s and Brain Awareness

Alzheimers and Brain Awareness There are currently 47 million people worldwide that are living with Alzheimer's and other dementias. Alzheimer’s disease is a progressive condition, as are many other dementia or memory-related conditions. Therefore, seniors dealing with these conditions need an ...More Info

7 Tips on Communicating with Your Family about Caregiving

Tips_Communicating with Family about Caregiving Oftentimes when caring for a loved one, multiple family members from near and far, are involved. While caregiving can bring family members together, it can also shake up tricky family dynamics. Difficult decisions like handling finances, hiring in-home support, or figuring ...More Info

Why We Need Psychological Safety to do Our Best Work

Why We Need Psychological Safety to do Our Best Work Today, employees at all levels spend 50 percent more of our work time collaborating than we did 20 years ago. As a result, our need for supportive environments is greater than ever. For a recent episode of Transform Your Workplace,  I spoke with Amy C. Edmondson, ...More Info

Just One Thing: See What’s Likeable

See What’s Likeable
Why?
Liking feels good, plus it encourages us to approach and engage the world rather than withdraw from it. We are hardwired to like some things, like the sweetness of sugar, and dislike other things, like ...
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Raising Kids to be Empathetic: How Compassion Can Help Our Children

Raising Kids to be Empathetic
Raising kids is challenging
There’s no rulebook when it comes to parenting. Raising kids can be complex and draining, but more than anything, it’s incredibly rewarding. We want the best for our kids. We want them to grow up to ...
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What Every HR Department Needs to Know About Internal Communication

As an HR professional, do you feel confident about your communication strategy for relaying news and information that affects employees? Internal communication is the sharing of information between different parts of an organization. When there isn’t a strategy for ...More Info

Why Inclusion is Just as Important as Employee Diversity

Why Inclusion is Just as Important as Employee Diversity Having a diverse workplace is the right thing to do, and it's also better for business. More and more organizations today understand that, but many still haven't quite figured out how to do it. For the Transform Your Workplace podcast, I chatted with La'Wana Harris, author ...More Info

COVID-19: Oregon Workplace Protections and Resources

COVID-19_Oregon Workplace Protections and Resources While our previous blog shared tips for supervisors during these days of the novel coronavirus, we grieve for the large number of people in Oregon and beyond who have lost their lives due to COVID-19. We also lament those who have lost all or part of ...More Info
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