Ready, Set, Grow

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Grief: What NOT to Say

I used to think that saying,“I’m so sorry for your loss” when someone died was the worst possible thing to say. It was like stating the obvious… as if I wouldn’t be standing in a line at a funeral home if I wasn’t sorry. Recently I have learned that some of the things said to … Read more

New Year’s Resolutions: Yes or No?

The end of 2021 is quickly approaching and the holiday season is almost upon us. It is often useful to reflect on the year past and the year ahead. For some, making a New Year’s resolution on December 31st is a tradition. For others, they do not bother as it is an experience which finds … Read more

Are You and Your Team Ready to Return to the Office?

Working in a Post-Pandemic World… As vaccination rates go up and the end of the COVID-19 pandemic is in sight, there is more discussion about returning to the office. Many people are feeling anxious about this change, including those who have discovered a preference for working from home. Read on for ideas on how managers … Read more

How to Deal With Post-Pandemic Anxiety

It is safe to say that we’ve all had enough of the pandemic (thank you very much). Being constantly bombarded with news of COVID case counts, lock-downs, hospital ICU capacity, virus variants, vaccine efficacy, and exhausted health care workers has been challenging to say the least. Now we’re (finally) starting to hear some positive news: … Read more

How to Combat Zoom Fatigue

As the pandemic continues, most of us are working from home and experiencing “zoom fatigue” from the various video conferencing platforms. Zoom fatigue is real and researchers from Stanford have started to examine why we are being impacted by this new normal. Along with the inside scoop on this technological phenomenon, I’m including suggestions you … Read more