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Reflect on the Past, Look to the Future

Can it really be the end of 2012 already? Typically this is when planning for the upcoming year begins, whether it is as an individual, a manager or an organization.  Future planning is a very important activity as is setting goals, gathering resources and making determinations on the best way to get where you want … Continue reading

Gossip, the Workplace “Energy Vampire”

Office gossip, rumors and innuendo suck the energy out of a workplace faster than anything. These culprits have long been a thorn in the side of employers. A study by the Society of Human Resources Management (SHRM) reported an increase in the level of inter-office rumors, gossip, and eavesdropping as a result of the recent … Continue reading

The Importance of Trust in the Workplace

Many experts agree that trust is perhaps the most important element of a successful workplace. Companies whose employees trust them tend to have a more engaged workforce and a high efficiency work environment. On the flip side, organizations that have lost employee trust are not as successful. It is not uncommon in times of economic … Continue reading