The best way to discourage someone is to make them feel like their contributions to work have no value. Despite what you may have heard there are definitely some positives to discouraging people: They rarely speak up or challenge anything They don’t volunteer for much … [Read more...] about Actions speak louder than words
Archives for April 2012
When I first read the details of the Secret Service prostitution scandal my first thought was "wow it must suck to be a female in the Secret Service." The story reminded me of a work problem a friend had confided in me a while ago. She didn't have to deal with male coworkers … [Read more...] about Just a boys night out
but why do we need a law to force us to treat our employees the right way? In 2012 why are we still using laws as an excuse? How many times have we used the defense that "it's the law" when we are trying to get a manager or an employee to do something? Here are some … [Read more...] about Yes it’s the law….
Note: Email readers you may have to go to the actual post to see the picture Wondering what that is? It's a gimmick designed to stop a dog from drinking water from the toilet. Interesting set up, yes? Here is the back story, my husband and I were discussing our dog … [Read more...] about Official HR Policy: No Dogs in the Bathroom
So you are probably wondering where I've been for the past couple days...I took a long weekend to go see my family back home in Cleveland. It was a great trip and the traffic wasn't all that bad either. I had the best of intentions to get up a link yesterday to a guest post I … [Read more...] about Project Social HR