That first-day-of-work feeling

That first-day-of-work feeling

Remember your first day on the job at a new organization? No history, no gossip, no intrigue, no politics, no unrealistic expectations, no cliques, no negativity. Can you go back and experience that now that you’ve been working in the same place for a while?...
What makes the right choices easier?

What makes the right choices easier?

We were tickled pink to hear a client (we’ll call him Bob) mention recently that choosing to do the right thing – to engage with others productively, even in the midst of conflict, confusion or tension – was getting easier over time. In the past, he...
Can you really let it go?

Can you really let it go?

Over the past couple of years, Humanergy has engaged in some spirited discussion around this question: When you have a¬†conflict with someone, can you really just “let it go?” Or, if something bugs you, should you address it every time? Jeanne Brett in...
Judge not

Judge not

“I can’t believe that Jeff didn’t post the training schedule AGAIN,” Janice remarked with disgust. “He’s been told, and he just refuses to do it!” Conflicts are a part of everyday life, and the workplace is no exception. It...