Bringing Back Synergy: When the Total is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

Bringing Back Synergy: When the Total is Greater than the Sum of Its Parts

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A Special Place in Hell: How Madeleine Albright was Right…and Wrong

A Special Place in Hell: How Madeleine Albright was Right…and Wrong

Recently, Madeleine Albright said that there’s a special place in hell for women who don’t help other women. And while I don’t necessarily agree with all the conclusions she drew surrounding her statement, I do think she’s right – with an adjustment. I think there’s a special place in hell for people who don’t help […]

Creating Workplace Vitality: The Happiness Link

Creating Workplace Vitality: The Happiness Link

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Want to Create Engagement? Capture Hearts and Minds

Want to Create Engagement? Capture Hearts and Minds

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The Gift of Recognition: 5 Tips for Meaningful Recognition

The Gift of Recognition: 5 Tips for Meaningful Recognition

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Well-Being in a Small World: 3 Degrees of Separation

Well-Being in a Small World: 3 Degrees of Separation

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How to Maintain Work-Life Integration as a Solopreneur – Asked and Answered

How to Maintain Work-Life Integration as a Solopreneur – Asked and Answered

This question was submitted as part of the Limeade Summer Reading Club where the group is reading Bring Work to Life! and virtually discussing work-life. Here’s the detail: As a solopreneur/entrepreneur, how do I maintain work-life integration? A lot of people launch their own business – whether on their own as a solopreneur or running a business […]

What To Do About an Inflexible Schedule – Asked and Answered

What To Do About an Inflexible Schedule – Asked and Answered

This question was submitted as part of the Limeade Summer Reading Club where the group is reading Bring Work to Life! and virtually discussing work-life. Here’s the detail: I work in a job (manufacturing, energy, retail, food and beverage) where’s it’s harder to implement work-life integration. What types of supports do you suggest I explore?  I get […]

Making Our Marks

Making Our Marks

We just returned from Mackinac Island where we went with the family for a summer weekend. Mackinac is a tiny, 3.8 square mile island, between the upper and lower peninsulas of Michigan. It’s a special place. Motorized vehicles are banned so bicycles and horses are the only transportation. The island only has 495 permanent residents, […]

Ripples of Influence: How to Thrive Together

Ripples of Influence: How to Thrive Together

Disher is a very special company. It is 15 years old and 120 people strong. The workLIFEstory of its founder, Jeff Disher is really the story of the organization the entire team has built. I recently met with Jeff and Dayna Beal. Dayna is an original board member and now leads Discovery and Marketing. Together, […]