Training & Development Articles

Mindfulness in the Workplace

Workplace stress has been cited in studies as a significant source of stress for American adults and it appears to be escalating with each new decade and costing U.S. industry an estimated $300 billion a year in sick days, turnover, lost productivity, and insurance, legal, and medical costs.

Moving Frogs in a Wheelbarrow

In our industry, I think of "moving frogs in a wheelbarrow" as the challenges we all face in these do-more-with-less times. It’s hard to feel like you’re making progress when your frogs keep jumping out. Wouldn’t it be nice if they all took a nap at the same time for once?

Being an Ally of a Marginalized Group

Being an ally of any marginalized group is a rewarding and frustrating experience. Marginalized people, whether because of race, class, sexual orientation, age, or gender often have a deeper understanding of their society than those of us who live in the mainstream.