Tag Archives: workplace conflict

Workplace Friendships

For decades we’ve known that workplace friendships have a lot of positive benefits. Think about Gallup, who has been measuring employee engagement with the same 12 questions since the 1990s. [...]

Branding your Organization

What is your brand? For many, a brand may be viewed as merely a logo or a tagline. But given the countless brainstorming meetings and amount of effort put into [...]

The Real Cause of Workplace Conflict

As business consultants, we get hired to go into businesses and help identify where there’s conflict and how to resolve those conflicts.  Typically, what we find is that businesses have [...]

People and Process Integration in Business

A common trend we see with businesses is the emphasis on streamlining processes and making quality improvements in how processes are developed and how they flow. As new initiatives in [...]

The Flawed Business Approach to Conflict Management

“I have never let my schooling interfere with my education.”  — Mark Twain Our culture is set up to focus on behaviors with the hope that by modifying people’s behaviors, we [...]

Retaining is Gaining: Why Organizations Need to Address Employee Retention Issues

Let’s face it — good employees are hard to come by, and in many cases, harder to retain.  In fact, according to the United States Department of Labor, tenured has decreased [...]

4 Stages of Culture Integration

Change is scary. Whether you’re moving to a new area, starting a new job, or simply taking on more responsibilities. Just like people, companies experience change in a similar way. [...]

The Inefficiency of Dishonesty in Business

People are inherently inefficient. In fact, our inefficiency sparks our desire to find a better way. Take travel for instance. To be able to travel faster, someone invented wheels, and [...]

Bridging the Divide: Aligning Culture Factions

In our previous blog, we discussed how culture is an extension of its leader.  The way a leader treats his employees and customers is a direct representation of him and his [...]

Confronting Confrontation in the Workplace

When I was younger, I often found myself going to great lengths in order to avoid problems or confrontation. This was especially true when it came to group projects. I [...]