Cascade Centers Live Well Blog


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

Smart Financial Moves During The COVID-19 Crisis

Smart Financial Moves During The COVID-19 Crisis As we all go through these difficult times nationwide and around the world, we must stay positive and look for ways to be proactive with our finances. Consider taking the time to review your situation and create a plan. Here are a few ways that you can protect your finances ...More Info

When Managers Build Community Its Less Lonely at the Top

When Managers Build Community Its Less Lonely at the Top Although the title of “loneliest job” might conjure up images of  presidents  or  CEOs, you don’t have to be at the very top to know that leadership can be isolating. Managers are expected to make difficult and sometimes unpopular ...More Info

4 Key Strategies to Help Supervisors Support Employee Well-Being During COVID-19

4 Key Strategies to Help Supervisors Support Employee Well-Being During COVID-19 Maintaining work-life balance has never been more important – or more challenging – than it is right now. The compounding effects of the COVID-19 crisis continue to affect our physical, social, psychological, and economic well-being. We don’t yet know what our new ...More Info

Just One Thing: Accept Difficulty

Just One Thing: Accept Difficulty Is it hard? The Practice: Accept difficulty.
Why?
Sometimes things are difficult. Your legs are tired and you still have to stay on your feet another hour at work. You love a child who’s finding her independence ...
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