Overcoming the Lack of Support by Susanne Tedrick

Overcoming the Lack of Support by Susanne Tedrick

No single person, no matter how intelligent or experienced, can understand everything there is to know about a given job. Questions will come up, and when they do, the individual – whether a software developer, project manager, sales engineer – or any other title,...

Getting on-the-job training right by Kate Zabriskie

Getting on-the-job training right by Kate Zabriskie

Four Strategies to Start Using Now “I learned so much during orientation. It’s too bad I won’t use most of it for six months. I took some notes, but I’m sure I won’t remember half of what they told me to do.” “I’m overwhelmed. I learned a new piece of equipment today....

The Underdog Effect  5 Ways to Overcome and Win by Darren LaCroix

The Underdog Effect 5 Ways to Overcome and Win by Darren LaCroix

What’s your favorite underdog story? Why did you root for them? Whether it is a small company up against a big company or dynasty sports team against the Bad News Bears, you know the stories. You’ve probably seen countless times in every sports history, from the...

Is Online or In-Person More Creative?

Is Online or In-Person More Creative?

By Susan Robertson The short answer?  BOTH.  Or NEITHER.  It’s solely dependent on how the meeting is structured and managed, A recent study found that online interactions result in less creativity than face-to-face.  The reason: when online, people mostly stare at...

Why Innovation Should Be More like Easter Eggs by Susan Robertson

Why Innovation Should Be More like Easter Eggs by Susan Robertson

Every year in the spring, Amy B., a buyer for a large retail chain store, hosts an Easter egg decorating teambuilding party, where she and a bunch of her suppliers spend an entire afternoon coloring and bedazzling hard-boiled eggs. None of them bring their kids—they...

“Invisible Warriors”  – by Dr. Gregory Cooke

“Invisible Warriors” – by Dr. Gregory Cooke

This event is being hosted and promoted by the Women's Bureau/Department of Labor. In honor of Black History Month, the Women's Bureau invites you to a screening of "Invisible Warriors," a documentary by historian and retired professor Gregory Cooke about the 600,000...