Are You Applying Your Strengths at Work?

Are You Applying Your Strengths at Work?

If someone asked you to describe your top five strengths, would you be able to do it? For the longest time, I couldn’t – at least not coherently! It wasn’t until I took Gallup’s CliftonStrengths assessment tool back in 2011 that I had the vocabulary to articulate my...
“Cultivating” Workplace Culture?

“Cultivating” Workplace Culture?

After a long winter in Omaha, I’ve been trying to soak up as much of the outdoors as possible. Unexpectedly, I’ve become OBSESSED with gardening. (I think it has something to do with the fact that for the past 10 years, I’ve lived in places where seasons really aren’t...
Successful On-boarding Doesn’t Have to be Fancy

Successful On-boarding Doesn’t Have to be Fancy

Stay Connected. First Name Last Name Email Address Apparently, having a not-so-good first day of work isn’t all that uncommon.  Once the recruiting, screening, and hiring are done, companies frequently forget to set the stage for a smooth and successful onboarding...