Monthly Archives: August 2019

August 29, 2019

Rest from Your Labor and Increase Productivity and Satisfaction

Are you depriving your teams of proper sleep? Did you know that rested minds and bodies work better and are more creative? Listen to this podcast to discover the other significant benefits of getting rest and how these positively impact your organization.

August 27, 2019

Understanding Cultural Differences: It’s Not About You

What may be perceived as normal and ordinary in one culture may be experienced as unacceptable in another. Listen to this podcast as Dr. Karen explains why you may not be the yardstick of acceptability.

August 22, 2019

Cascading Accountability in Organizations

Blame and punitive cultures are unfortunately too common in many organizations. The blame/punitive culture creates a culture of silence, hiding mistakes, finger pointing, and blaming each other. In this podcast Dr. Karen describes a way to transform these negatives and create a positive culture of accountability.

August 15, 2019

Succession planning: Building Future Sustainability

Succession planning is not an event, rather an organic part of organizational culture and identity. Succession planning is about facilitating the growth, development, and contribution of each team member. In this podcast, Dr. Karen reveals the three critical succession components and the special type of mindset needed to sustainably build the future.

August 13, 2019

Leaving a Powerful Leadership Legacy

When is the right time to start thinking about your leadership legacy? It’s never too early to start. In this podcast, Dr. Karen shares her insights on three elements of leadership legacy and four considerations as you pass the leadership baton.

August 8, 2019

Identify Constructive Choices: Managing Your Emotions (Part-2)

Do you fight fire with fire? If so, you have probably also noticed unintended collateral damage. Dr. Karen shares eight destructive conflict behaviors as well as seven constructive conflict alternatives that work much better.

August 6, 2019

Know Your Conflict Triggers: Managing Your Emotions (Part-1)

Did you know that unreliable people, overly analytical perfectionists, and unappreciative people are three of the nine types that may trigger conflicts in your life? Dr. Karen explains that the more we know about our own hot buttons, the more response options we have available for our use.

August 1, 2019

Sober Lessons from a little Robin

Leadership lessons are all around us, even from beautiful nature and the backyard robin. A planned and delicate eco-system depicts in parallel form, separate responsibilities for the organization and the worker. Dr. Karen unpacks what happens if either fails to do their part or circumstances make life unsustainable?