Category : Career

Could Your Employee Handbook Use a Quick Makeover?

When was the last time you updated your employee handbook? Running an effective business entails having updated policies and procedures according to the laws of the state in which you live and the goals of your organization. These policies, procedures,…

0 Comments / 51 View / March 31, 2020

Canine Leadership Quiz

I don’t have children, no employees — plants, I have plants. My plants love me and they create oxygen for me to breathe. They are pretty and I love them back. I also pick species that are low maintenance — pothos…

0 Comments / 52 View / March 1, 2020

Growing a Tree: Building a Social Media Presence

“There’s no magic pill in social media,” said Rachel Strella, founder and owner of #Strella Social Media. “It’s more like growing a tree. You plant a seed and watch it grow to reap the benefits.” Strella is clear about the…

0 Comments / 34 View / March 1, 2020

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 / 180 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 / 60 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 / 141 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 / 36 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 / 62 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 / 136 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 / 77 View / November 1, 2019