Situational Awareness

Gossip at Work

Gossip at Work

A recent study found that nearly 90% of workplace conversations fall under the category of gossip (Bassuk & Lew, 2016). This leads to many wide-ranging impacts in the workplace. So, is there a solution to mitigate some of the impact? Let’s take a look…

One For You, Three For Me

One For You, Three For Me

Most of us have to admit that we’re guilty of buying many things for ourselves when we shop for others. In fact, a National Retail Federation study in 2015 found that over 55% of consumers plan to treat themselves during the holiday season. Before you reach for that credit card, consider this…

Minimizing cognitive bias via mindfulness

Minimizing cognitive bias via mindfulness

While there are scores of studies about the consequences of cognitive bias, little research has been done specifically within the workplace, and how such thinking has an impact on the bottom line. Until now. A 2017 study of 3,570 white-collar college-educated professionals was the first of its kind to quantify the cost of bias.

Six management challenges, one all too often over-looked solution

Six management challenges, one all too often over-looked solution

There is no shortage of research conducted by neuroscientists and psychologists, among other experts, demonstrating the impact of mindfulness not only on our personal lives but also on our professional lives. One solution to six of the most common management challenges is mindfulness.

I'm Sorry...

I'm Sorry...

Have you ever wondered why we start so many sentences with “I’m sorry.”  We apologize for the weather; we say “sorry” when we want someone to...

Giving Thanks at Work

Giving Thanks at Work

It’s that time of the year when we look at the calendar and say, “Is it Thanksgiving already?" And that thought leads to considering all the things we have to do.  Shopping, cooking and traveling...

Where Is Your Attention?

Where Is Your Attention?

As we all heal from the recent tragic events, you may be asking yourself the question, "how can I be prepared should I find myself in an unthinkable situation in which I need to react quickly to save my life and the lives of those around me?"