Open Doors

Open Doors

“When one door closes, another opens.” You have likely used this phrase, or had it said to you as a reminder that new opportunities are on the way. That phrase leads people to think there is a particular “door” they must locate and open to find the opportunity – a new...
Developing Relationships at Work

Developing Relationships at Work

It was a simple question, but it surprised me the first time I saw it. It was question # 10 on the survey, “I HAVE A BEST FRIEND AT WORK.” My organization wanted to measure employee engagement using the Q12 survey from Gallup in which employees answer 12 questions on...
Fairness in the Workplace

Fairness in the Workplace

“It’s not fair!” Ever hear that phrase? I have heard it many times throughout my career. “It’s not fair! How could they promote him into that job and not me? He hasn’t been in the organization as long as I have.” “It’s not fair! Why do I have to pick up the weekend...