Category : Career

Update – Medical Marijuana in the Pennsylvania Workplace

The Pennsylvania Medical Marijuana Act, also known as Act 16, is almost 4 years old. Two years ago, Pennsylvania’s first medical marijuana dispensary opened, and now, with more than 60 dispensaries open across the commonwealth, medical marijuana is readily accessible…

0 Comments / 85 View / February 1, 2020

E&O, EPLI, and D&O Insurances Explained

Commercial general liability policies generally exclude errors and omissions insurance, employment practices liability insurance, and directors and officers coverages. What are these coverages and are they really needed? In today’s litigious world, business owners are at a greater risk for…

0 Comments / 29 View / February 1, 2020

Women Impact Philanthropy More Directly with Giving Circles

Women are increasingly going their own way in charitable endeavors. This is reflected in women’s giving circles, groups of women who create a common bond by coming together for a higher good. One woman may not always see the effect…

0 Comments / 114 View / December 31, 2019

Take a Fresh Approach to Taxes

The pages of the calendar have turned to not only a new year, but also a new decade! No pressure, but is there a better time for a fresh start? Most resolutions made in January are abandoned by mid-January, but…

0 Comments / 30 View / December 31, 2019

How I Use Disagreements to Build Stronger Teams

Because I facilitate team sessions for a living, I’ve seen a lot of team interactions — all kinds of drama, some shouting and tears, but also a lot of laughter, joy, and bold action. Much about teamwork has been researched,…

0 Comments / 53 View / December 2, 2019

Women in the Boardroom are on the Rise

For the first time in its 110-year history, General Motors has more women on its board than men. That’s a significant event because men typically have dominated corporate boardrooms across America. The emergence of women on corporate boards represents a…

0 Comments / 115 View / December 2, 2019

Offenses, Harassment, and Dating in the Workplace

You’re leaving work late, round the corner to the elevator, and roll up on your boss and a colleague in a steamy embrace. Awkward! It looks consensual, and you’re not being sexually harassed, but it’s uncomfortable, not just in this…

0 Comments / 67 View / November 1, 2019

Are You On Autopilot?

It’s when you’re going through life without conscious awareness. It’s that feeling(actually, most of us are so busy we don’t even recognize it) of moving fast and not remembering how you even got there. Have you ever had car rides…

0 Comments / 68 View / November 1, 2019

Drugs and the Americans with Disabilities Act – What Employers Should Know

There are a lot of job vacancies in the U.S. right now. The good news is there are many qualified individuals who would love to fill those positions. Some of them are persons with disabilities who are often overlooked as…

0 Comments / 98 View / October 1, 2019

Employee Engagement is an Inside Job

Whether you’re familiar with the term “employee engagement” or not, you may be conjuring up an image of employee group volunteer activities, employees talking one-on-one with managers, company picnics, or even team huddles. All of those things may very well…

0 Comments / 74 View / October 1, 2019