Posts Tagged: workplace

A Cup of Ice

We can’t keep expecting change to magically happen because we’ve come up with the next great “best practice.” Model behavior. It’s that simple.

What Matters to You?

You are with the people you work with more each day than anyone else including family and friends. Do you know what’s important to them?

Workplace Pregnancy

Is your company doing anything to help employees manage their workplace pregnancy?

You’re Sick? Really?

Employers need to be allowed to determine what works best for their work environment, organization and industry when it comes to crafting paid leave policies and flexible work arrangements realizing that there are some widely differing views of what that means.

Perceptions of Ladies in High Heels

When I was a Human Resources Assistant, my manager always wore heels and a well-rotated collection of suits. She was also extremely professional, action-orientated and a confident public speaker i.e. everything I wasn’t at the time. So I quickly followed her lead and purchased one pair of black, brown & nude heels. I didn’t instantly soak up the demeanor and skills of my manager through those pointy tipped shoes, but I noticed a difference in my performance.

Baseball, Scrapbooks and Workplace Analogies

Does talking about sports at work, or in a business context, exclude women from key opportunities or decisions as much as it did in the past? Or should we just embrace scrapbooking as the next great workplace analogy?