Designing Healthy Workplaces

The New England Area of the American Society of Safety Engineers (ASSE) hold their Professional Development Conference: Learning From Each Other, located in Falmouth, Mass. on Tues., Nov. 17, and Wed., Nov. 18, 2015. One of the workshops offered will be, Designing Healthy Workplaces: The Center for the Promotion of Health in the New England […]

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Healthy Organizations Plan for Change

Employees experience changes in the work place and in their personal life. Business sales and services change too and employees are expected to adapt and meet demands. How does an organization  support employees to sustain a healthy business and healthy and happy staff that meet the challenges of change? A healthy organizational predicts the cycles […]

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Top Three Practices When Working With Teams

These are my top three practices that apply no matter the stage of development a team has reached (e.g. forming, storming, norming, and performing). Communicate the reason the team was pulled together in words that resonant with employees.  Managers and supervisors may initially pull teams together for the organization to accomplish a goal.  For some […]

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Team Activity Resource

I came across the Wrike project management blog when I was searching for some team building activities for a retreat.  The title, “Ultimate Guide to Team Building Activities that Don’t Suck,” caught my attention.  There are a lot of options to try even for the most cynical people on the team.  Check it out and let me know […]

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Why A Team’s Process Is As Important as the Product

I am reminded every day about the importance that teams play at work. My appreciation of teams started early in my career but it was quite a while later that I studied the team process as a graduate student in my forties. In one course, I practiced the strategies to build effective teams at a […]

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