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Roy Baroff

Oct 5, 2020

Ombuds Day 2020

This Thursday, October 8th, is Ombuds Day 2020! A day to celebrate ombuds and their work to help people and organizations engage with and solve problems! Today’s ombuds is a trusted navigator, helps empower people to make decisions, connects people with resources, and coaches them through conflict. Ombuds are guided by standards of practice and…

Sep 28, 2020

Essentialism – the disciplined pursuit of less

McKeown identifies three steps to achieving less to be more successful. First, one must explore the “very critical things you want to pursue” by creating space / time to discern what is important. He encouarges you to develop a rountine – schedule time to just think! Second, once you’ve identified the critical elements, then eliminate…

Sep 14, 2020

Perspective Together

Aug 31, 2020

Trust in the Workplace

When people come to the ombuds office with workplace issues, one of the prominent issues is about trust. Or rather, that trust has been “broken.” People explain how difficult it is to work in an environment where they can’t rely on people to do what they say they will do or provide one direction and…

Aug 10, 2020

Building Extraordinary Teams

Jul 27, 2020

Taking Care (of yourself !)

Jul 13, 2020

Staff Senate – Building Inclusive Leadership

Curiosity – different ideas and experiences enable growth Cultural Intelligence – the world is seen through different cultural lens Collaboration – diverse thinking teams are greater than the sum of their parts Commitment – staying the course is a key driver Courage – acknowledging mistakes entails personal risk-taking Cognizance – bias is a leaders Achilles…

Jun 22, 2020

Building Connections in Your Online Meetings

Jun 11, 2020

Ombuds Office – Words of Support