Four ways to create superior meetings

Four ways to create superior meetings

Do you look forward to meetings? (Yes, we know you just spit up your coffee when you read that.) Most people find meetings to be overly long, boring, repetitive and lacking concrete outcomes. Given how much of our work lives we spend in meetings, this issue of poorly...
Staying on the high road

Staying on the high road

Challenging times bring out both the very best of our human qualities – and, unfortunately, sometimes the worst. COVID-19 examples abound, from people checking in on vulnerable neighbors to those who take advantage by hoarding and selling necessities at...
Four fab tips for confident communication

Four fab tips for confident communication

We’d like to welcome guest blogger Kiana Thomas, currently Humanergy’s intern and a student at Albion College. Communication is a part of our everyday lives, whether it be via email, text, a post on social media or (sometimes as a last resort) in-person...
Benefits of gratitude

Benefits of gratitude

We are pleased to welcome guest blogger Kari Gremore, Humanergy’s fall 2016intern. Gobble, gobble! Thanksgiving is coming up. Thanksgiving, celebrated once a year, brings loved ones and family together to dish not only on turkey and mashed potatoes but on the...
Are you too smart?

Are you too smart?

A friend, Beth, was engaging in a mild whine about her job, specifically, her boss. “She’s just so….well, smart. It’s driving me nuts.” That got my attention. How can someone be too smart? Beth’s boss is exceptionally bright, knows...