Work environments designed to be sexually charged can take a toll on worker psychological health, particularly when sexual objectification is part of the business model. This can occur when businesses are intent on creating a fun and friendly customer experience… Read more
Egotistical managers can be a positive force at work. Their narcissism can make them confident and able to make bold decisions, especially in ambiguous or uncertain situations. And, if the company is just starting out, they’re great leaders for new… Read more
It’s the height of summer, and some employees are eager to celebrate the hot weather by kicking back with colleagues by planning work BBQ’s, hikes and charity events together. It all sounds fun, but not everyone is so keen, and… Read more
If you managed to find a student summer job, you’ve probably been at it for a while now. Things might have started well but, as the summer slowly wears on, it’s clear the honeymoon is over. That great new summer… Read more
It’s a worker and supervisory nightmare. The work is there but, it doesn’t seem to be getting done. Supervisors are at their wit’s end and, the poor performing worker, thinks they’re doing their best.
Irritation, annoyance and frustration sets in.… Read more
Recently in the news, a Prince Edward Island man, described as a dedicated and high performing worker, suffered a heart attack apparently linked to bullying at work.
While the news highlights the problem of bullying at work, as well as… Read more
Getting feedback at work can feel like a bizarre ritual. It usually goes something like this: Once a year employees are rounded up and told how they are doing. They sit quietly listening to the supervisor, politely ask questions for… Read more
There’s been a lot of talk lately about alternate facts and fake news. In other words, lying. Yet, it turns out many of us manufacture our own brands of fake news and alternate facts, especially at work. Everything from faking… Read more
Want to boost your small business?
Increase profits and grow?
The key is taking a page from other small businesses,
Those who focus on developing, involving and rewarding employees on a budget.
For more on this topic, please listen to… Read more