Recent events in the United States clearly demonstrate the magnitude of the racial divide that currently exists in our society, our institutions and organizations, our cities, and towns, and even in our families. In the midst of this strife, meaningful dialog is not only possible but necessary for healing and peace. The fear and resentment…

Read More

“We are not a team because we work together.  We are a team because we respect, trust and care for each other.”  -Vala Afsar Change in the workplace tends to introduce uncertainty, stress and anxiety in the employees who are affected by it as well as the leaders that are implementing the change.  Unfortunately, this…

Read More

Coaching is the process in which an experienced person, called a coach, supports a learner or client in achieving a specific personal or professional goal by providing training and guidance. The overall goal of coaching is to work with the employee to solve performance problems and to improve the work of the employee, the team, and the department. Employees who respond positively to coaching and…

Read More

When you hear the word change, what is the first thing you think of? Do you envision yourself walking off of a cliff blindfolded? Often when we hear the word changewe associate it with a negative thought or become fearful. Most of us are creatures of habit and routine and change brings uncertainty and the…

Read More
image of giraffes

How many of you just avoid someone just because you don’t want to talk to them?  Celeste Headlee is a journalist, author of the book We Need to Talk: How to Have Conversations That Matter, and previous host of Georgia Public Broadcasting program called “On Second Thought”.  Headlee made that comment in a TEDTALK  in 2016…

Read More