The One Thing You Must Do When the Deck is Stacked #culturetransformation #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive Mar 24, 2024

The deck was stacked against me that morning before I even started work…

I moved our daughter over the weekend which involved driving a truck and trailer for 17 hours, lifting more stuff...

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5 Spring Things that Grow Your Culture #culturetransformation #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #work positive Mar 17, 2024

The snow finally melted to reveal a spring-like day. The calendar called my wife and I outside to help our blueberry bushes grow fruit.

Cultivators of a positive work culture understand that...

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3 Tips to Spring Forward into Change #changemanagement #culturechange #daylightsavingtime #employeemorale #humanresources #positivewworkculture #shrm #workpositivenation Mar 10, 2024

The sun was getting up and it was light when the alarm woke me up. I like that.

That was Standard Time.

This morning, the alarm went off and it was dark. I don’t like that.

Welcome to...

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3 Ways to Make Time to Read #humanresources #positivewworkculture #readbooks #readerareleaders #shrm #workpositivenation Mar 03, 2024

I write books. Short books of less than 100 pages nowadays.

Why such short books?

A #LinkedIn connection says it best: “Thanks for writing short books with such great content, because I...

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3 Positive Ways to Deal with Disappointment at Work #drjoey #emotionalintelligence #employeemorale #engagement #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm Feb 25, 2024

Disappointing results happen to everyone…

…me included. After hours and hours spent on a proposal, after being told, “It’s yours,” and after projecting it into our...

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5 Tactics to Respond Well to Change #work positive change how to deal with change strategies for coping with change Feb 18, 2024

The part of the U.S. where I live received more than usual snowfall, causing the power to fail, rearranging more meetings and assignments than I care to remember.

Sometimes it snows on your work.

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3 Strategies to Love Your Work #changingcareers #humanresources #loveyourwork #positiveworkculture #shrm #valentineā€™sday #work positive #worklifebalance Feb 11, 2024

How many times have you heard, “Do what you love and love what you do and you’ll never work another day in your life?”

Sounds great, right?

There’s some great truth in that...

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3 Ways to Win the Culture Super Bowl #humanresources #positiveworkculture #shrm #superbowllviii #teamwork #workpositive Feb 05, 2024

Even if you’re not a football fan, you watch the Super Bowl for the commercials or to see the halftime performance, right?

Most of the hype before the Super Bowl focuses on a few star...

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3 Simple Beliefs that Foster a Positive Work Culture #corevalues #culturecounts #emotionalintelligence #humanresources #positiveworkculture #workpositive Jan 28, 2024

What do you believe about your work as you begin a New Year? 

Your work beliefs are the core values of “how” you work. They shape the culture regardless of whether they’re...

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5 Questions to Ask Yourself Daily #entrepreneurship #greatdepressionlessons #hiring #humanresources #leadership #leadershipdevelopment #positiveworkculture #workpositive Jan 21, 2024

While studying Great Depression businesses created by successful entrepreneurs, I discovered five core practices that were sets of daily habits for them. These five core practices are the heart and...

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S.W.A.P. Your Resolution to Work Positive #culturecounts #humanresources #newyearsresolution #positiveworkculture #shrm #workpositive Jan 14, 2024

How’s your New Year’s resolution working out?

Willpower tapping out?

Already?

How would you like to S.W.A.P. your resolution for something more successful? Something that builds a more...

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4 Questions to Attract Your Dream Team #hiring #humanresources #recruitment #talentattraction #teambuilding #teamproductivity #workculture #workpositive Jan 07, 2024

It begins with something like, “She’s just not working out…” and wraps up with “It’s just hard to find the right person today.”

Whether you’re a...

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