Monthly Archives: March 2012

The Semantics of Communication

Semantics…in ordinary language, the problem of understanding that comes down to word selection or connotation.   That’s a formal way of saying that we all assign our own ‘meaning’ to words.  That practice can really interfere with effective communication. At a … Continue reading

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The fear of social media…

Are leaders afraid of social media?  It often appears to be true.  There are workshops, articles, white papers and more about how to avoid the ‘risk and liability’ of employees being online at work.  Often it sounds like all that some see … Continue reading

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“Grow Your Own” Talent

We’re celebrating today at Goodwill.  One of our own completed her final class last week for her bachelor’s degree.  Commencement is right around the corner! What an accomplishment!  Five years ago, she decided that the path to a better future … Continue reading

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Real Inclusion…

Inclusion is the value, and the practice, of ensuring that people in organizations feel they belong.  Inclusion is not a project. It’s not a collection of posters and activities.  Inclusion is not an annual event.  And it doesn’t happen just … Continue reading

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