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Beyond Gratitude

It’s November and here in the US, that means Thanksgiving. A time when we give thanks for all that we have and all who we know and love. It’s a time of gathering of family, sharing of food, and recollecting upon all we have to be grateful for. And though we are grateful, loving, andContinue reading Beyond Gratitude

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You’d Better Whys Up!

You’ve probably heard of the 5 Whys Method. It’s the exercise that has you ask 5 “Why” questions to help you get to the root cause of a problem. We typically use this method of questioning for troubleshooting issues, quality improvement, or process analysis. It goes something like this: Now, looking at purchasing an integratedContinue reading You’d Better Whys Up!

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We Can Do This, If…

You’re in a meeting with your team and you’re delivering some news that will likely not be well received. You’re not going to be able to have the annual company dinner party this year because the current budget cannot cover the costs. After the groans and eye rolls begin to subside, you go on toContinue reading We Can Do This, If…

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Welcome to the Dance

You’re walking through the halls of your workplace offices, as you do every day, and you see that people are quietly keeping at their work and looking rather productive. You turn the corner and find two employees in a conversation, and as you get closer you realize they are actually in a bit of aContinue reading Welcome to the Dance

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Change is a Four Room Apartment

You’re anxiously anticipating getting everyone back in the office. Human Resources is about to send out the email communication dictating how people will be coming back to the workplace. You’ve read the communication and you’ve talked with a few of your peers. Everyone is on board, but you all sense your remote workforce is lessContinue reading Change is a Four Room Apartment