3 Ways Leaders can Communicate Hope in the Midst of Chaos

There is no question that this year has been chaotic. With a global pandemic alone, we’ve all felt the uncertainty that comes with such events. It was unprecedented and no one expected it.  As we all learn to navigate new normals, cope with bad news, and deal with off-and-on lockdowns, it’s important to remember that your employees are dealing with additional concerns about their salaries, their jobs, and their livelihoods. Now more than ever it’s…

Gratitude: The Antidote to Hopelessness

Gratitude for a Crazy Year Entering the holiday season means time together as a family, colder weather, warm meals, and plenty of gratitude. The holiday season is the time when we look back at the year we just had – the crazy year of election pandemonium, murder hornets, a wild and unprecedented pandemic, and off-and-on lockdowns. As I ponder the last 11 months, as crazy as they were, I’m also grateful and thought I would…

How to: Navigate a Tense Political Climate in the Workplace

Because of the 24-hour news cycle and social media, people are tuned in to politics now more than ever before. As a result, more conversations about politics are happening more than in years past. Those conversations are taking place in many different places, from the gas station to the grocery store, church, school, and everywhere in between – including the workplace.  Discussing politics in the workplace can create a tense environment. Everyone is entitled to…

How Do I Work For A Leader With Different Beliefs Than My Own?

When you land a great job, you go into it hoping to get along with your boss. In a perfect world, your leader and you would share the same beliefs and values, creating a happy bubble of agreement. However, that doesn’t always happen. Sometimes you find yourself working for someone who has a different outlook on the world than you do. So, how do you follow a leader with different beliefs than your own? Here…