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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

Jul 3, 2019

What Makes an Employee Exceptional?

A few months ago I raised the question – What Kind of Boss are You? The post shared information about abrasive leaders and what could be done about it. More recently I shared additional information and a self-test to examine whether one is an “abrasive” manager.  Now, as the summer heats up, let’s cool things…

Jul 6, 2018

From Great To Extraordinary – Leadership For All !

  NC State is currently in the midst of a major development effort (The Campaign for NC State) and with over 1.3 billion (yes billion) raised to date and with a goal of 1.6, it is well on its way to meeting its goal. GO PACK! ┬áThe campaign is about helping the university transform from Great to…