Relationships Matter: Beyond the Onboarding Honeymoon

Describe the first six months of your current job. Are you more/less excited about your job now? For organizations in general, the onboarding honeymoon phase can be followed by disillusionment. Sometimes the boss is the problem in other cases, the peers. In one case...

Relationships Matter: After the Honeymoon

·        Describe the honeymoon phase of your relationship ·        How are you contributing to your relationship long-term? I have been told to avoid using words like always, never, everyone, or no one, because one exception could prove me wrong. But I will go out on...

Relationships Matter: Productivity and You

Who is responsible for employee productivity? Is productivity externally or internally driven? Productivity is measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input (Oxford Dictionary). I read a lot of articles about productivity. Most of them describe strategies...

Relationships Matter: How to Develop Good Habits

Do your Habits help or hinder you? What things should you start or stop doing?   I am doing a lot of things. In fact, more things than I have time to do in a given day. They are positive activities – good things. There are so many people who are in the same...

Relationships Matter: Situational Awareness

Have you ever unintentionally offended someone? Has someone ever said something you misunderstood? Have you ever said something you thought was insignificant, but triggered an over-the-top reaction from another person? I have. It could have been my words, tone, or...