Tag Archives | #encourage

How to Be an Understanding and Supportive Leader

Research done by Ellen Kossek and Leslie B. Hammer showed that teaching managers sensitivity and supportiveness of employees’ work/life issues improves employee health and satisfaction. Training for supervisors consisted of awareness building, how to plan coverage, how to deal with scheduling conflicts and how to collaborate with other managers to address staffing. The study showed […]

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Resilience takes Guts!

This past week was a series of ups and downs for me. On Thursday I received the news that the cancer I was re-diagnosed with August 1st, is much more extensive than initially thought. That was a low. The good part of this discovery is that my fight is back! Another high was attending a […]

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Did You Notice?

The trees in and around Portland have been resplendent in vibrant colors this year! I have been enjoying driving around and having my breath taken away with the beauty around me. How many times a day do you notice exceptional work being done around you? Can you make a special effort for the rest of […]

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Tribute to Ellen Voie, President /CEO of Women in Trucking

At the beginning of October, I spent a couple of days at the Women in Trucking Accelerate! Conference. What an experience! There were over 1,100 women who attended and they all brought a huge amount of energy to the event. It was wonderful to see successful women sharing how they got into owning their own […]

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Are your own Good Intentions Holding you Back?

How often do you use language like this? “Don’t hesitate to bring it to me if you have problems.” “Create a draft of the report and bring it to me for completion.” “I’m here to help if you don’t find the solution.” If this is how you delegate a task or project to a manager […]

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