5 Ways to Engage Your Employees During Open Enrollment

Open Enrollment continues to be an afterthought at some companies, but when you think about your goals to attract and retain employees, this is a campaign that affects every team member. Giving your organization easy-to-understand information, a fun and engaging theme, and even a contest to sweeten the deal can be an example of a winning culture.

Embracing The Term “Jack of All Trades”

People can get so tired of this term. Hearing this from employers can sometimes indicate, “We want you to do it all but within our limited budget.” However, there’s a different point of view on what this means to me and why it’s a good thing.

Can You Put 20 Years’ Experience in a One-Sheeter?

It’s time to pay respect to the process and understand that communications is more than just putting words together for an email, article, blog, website copy, social media post, etc. There is strategy behind what is said, how often, and the way in which it’s presented. Every touchpoint, campaign, or site has its own purpose. Real and sustainable impact takes continued investment – not a one-sheeter.

The Single Biggest Problem in Communication

If ol’ Bernard Shaw could see us now. In early 20th century, he made this statement at a time of mailed letters, face-to-face discussions, and the introduction of the telephone. Can you imagine his astonishment in today’s world with countless ways to reach an audience? And yet, is anyone really listening?

Kindness, Fear & Ignorance | A Cautionary Tale

This is not a debbie-downer post but more a cautionary tale that I wish I could have read for myself 20 years ago. Would I have even listened to my older self? Probably not. Hopefully someone out there is much wiser at that age than I was.

New Year Self-Checklist | Proactively Career Pathing

As much as we would love for our bosses to stroll in and give us that big promotion or great opportunity, unbidden the reality is that it will not happen without some work on our part. So, as we head into the new year, we want to challenge you to consider taking some proactive steps in creating your career path.

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