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Is This Meeting Necessary?

You may have seen articles, memes, Facebook posts, or even flowcharts and infographics all dedicated to this one question: “Could this meeting have been an email?” While it’s tempting to chuckle and go about your business as usual, the fact that so many people feel the same way should tell us it’s time to pause…

Empathy in the Workplace

Hello again!  We’re back with another blog post and excited to delve deeper into the importance of including empathy in the workplace. If you’ve been paying attention to the news recently, you may have noticed a lot of buzz about the post-COVID shift back into the traditional office setting. This transition, as with many things…

The Importance of Reflection

The Importance of Reflection Welcome back!  The sun is finally hanging in the sky longer these days, and it feels like summer is just around the corner! After such a hectic, heavy year, this new season couldn’t come soon enough. But here’s our question for you: Have you taken the time to reflect on this…

Leadership in the Times of COVID-19: Part 2

The New Year is here, along with all of the hope and celebration it typically brings. This year, however, people have a lot more to say about the last 12 months than they usually do! There’s no denying it: 2020 was pretty rough on a lot of people, and we are all desperately clinging to the…

Why Is Leadership So Hard?

Welcome back!  How have these first two months of the year been treating you? We ask because we know that in leadership while kicking off the year can be energizing and productive, it can also be stressful. So, we’re checking in to let you know that leadership is hard, and that it’s okay to feel…

Project Management

Good to see you back!  We’re excited to tackle an incredibly important workplace topic today: Project Management!  Many companies are presented with the sometimes-overwhelming task of working on large-scale projects internally… whether it’s a website redesign or hospital-wide marketing campaign. This inherently means that groups of employees must work together to achieve a successful result. …

Onboarding Success

Welcome back!  We’ve got a question for you:  Do you know the difference between orientation and onboarding?  If you don’t know, don’t worry! That’s what we’re going to be discussing in today’s blog post. If you do know, we hope you’ll stick around to learn a little bit more about why you need both!  …

The Three Components of Change

Welcome Back!  In our last post, we started talking about a pretty hefty topic: Change. Specifically, we talked about why it’s important, even though it has the potential to wreak havoc in our lives.  The quick, boiled-down recap of that is that change forces us to find creative solutions and prevents stagnation in both the…

Feeling “In the Grip?” We can help!

We hope this blog post finds you enjoying the last few weeks of summer! But let’s be real — it’s Nebraska — the summer heat is probably going to stick around. With “Back to School” ads and “End of Summer Blowout!” sales bombarding us more and more each day, it’s easy to be overcome with…

No One Has All the Answers

Welcome back! We’ve recently had the pleasure of leading coaching sessions with some of our wonderful clients, and have enjoyed a few discoveries about leadership along the way. We’re thrilled to share what we’ve learned!   Q: When coaching people in leadership roles, what stands out? Claressa: When I reflect on the people we’ve coached…