Author: Paul

I just conducted a workshop on workplace violence. And my take away, after listening to employees who have experienced bullying in the workplace, is that while employers need to know what it is and what steps they should take to combat and eliminate workplace bullying/intimidation...

A difficult thing for Americans to do is take a vacation. According to a 2016 Glassdoor survey: the average U.S. employee, who receives paid vacation, has only taken about half (54%) of those days in the past 12 months. This includes Team Leaders and the...

Can you believe it? Half of 2017 is history! And that means it’s time for me – and you - to take the “Mid-Year Pause” – the Pause for Reflection that Refreshes Us Mentally. I’m a believer in the value of Reflection for 3 primary reasons: 1. To Generate...

Do you want to create high-performance work teams within your municipality? Working with progressive Municipalities has given us insight into the challenges faced by Municipalities as they address the needs of their various stakeholders – residents, trustees, managers, employees and contractors/vendors. Using this insight, we have developed...

When I'm not coaching organizational leaders on how to improve their managerial and leadership skill sets, I mentor through the Chicago Bethel New Life Entrepreneurship Program. A question one of my Mentees asked me last night was: How can I avoid getting fired from my...