Why Leadership Should Couple Candor with Kindness

Contributed by Rebecca Morgan CSP, CMC – Owner, Morgan Seminar Group HR West 2020 Speaker Session: Leadership Lessons from Silicon Valley. Candor can be a wonderful gift in the workplace. In its absence, many people think they are doing well when really, they are alienating others right and left. Having consulted with HR and business […]

Divert Workplace Disasters, Delete that Email and Use Dialogue!

Contributed by Lorie Reichel-Howe, presenting: Coaching Managers to Become Inclusive Without Getting Crucified in San Jose, April 16th. While email has made workplace communication efficient, there are times when face-to-face conversations are needed. At these times, defaulting to email is risky and may result in workplace nightmares. When Technology Leads to Trouble Who doesn’t love […]

Can I Give You Some Feedback?

Contributed by Maureen Middleton, Next Concept HR Member. Communication, it is an essential part of life – something that is innate to how we function and interact as humans. Yet, most organizations struggle with internal communication and most managers rank poorly in this core competency. One element of communication in the workplace is feedback, and […]