June 2010

Written By: Eva Rykrsmith on June 26, 2010 No Comment

Leaders who inspire have an ability to articulate a vision in a way that appeals to us and motivates us to act. They provide purpose and meaning for the task at hand. The result of inspirational leadership is that we are willing to invest more effort, we are more encouraged, we are more confident, and [...]

Written By: Eva Rykrsmith on June 21, 2010 18 Comments

When downsizing must happen, the emotional toll is heavy on everyone in the company as well as everyone close to it. Layoff survivors, those who are left after a round of layoffs, are in a stressful situation. In fact, those who still have their jobs experience similar anxiety and decline [...]

Written By: Eva Rykrsmith on June 15, 2010 No Comment

According to the Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy, “loyalty is usually seen as a virtue, albeit a problematic one. It is constituted centrally by perseverance in an association to which a person has become intrinsically committed. Its paradigmatic expression is found in friendship, to which loyalty is integral, but many other relationships and [...]

Written By: Eva Rykrsmith on June 9, 2010 One Comment

Teams can do a variety of things, and the buzzwords can get heavy when talking about teams. Teams may coordinate projects, create products, deliver services, or provide advice and they all make decisions. Let’s lay out some common language and definitions in teamwork.

Operational Team

Upon entering a company, sometimes you are [...]

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