Monthly Archives: May 2016

Have You Ever Made A Mistake?

When we start out with a new group in labor-management committee effectiveness training, we spend some time talking about the need for change both individually and as a group.  This is about changing behavior and that’s not easy to do.  … Continue reading

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How To Get Your Group Unstuck

Many times we hear from groups, “we’re stuck,” or “we can’t get anything accomplished,”  or  “we argue and blame each other or each side.” If any of those sound like your group or your labor-management committee, there are some things … Continue reading

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More on Workplace Change

A couple of weeks ago we wrote about change and the adverse reactions it often creates in people. We tend to fear change as it disrupts the ways we do things or think they should be done. As we noted … Continue reading

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Is Your Paycheck About To Go Up?

Many conversations are going on right now about wage inequality.  For most of the period between 1979 and 2013, wages for the top 1% of earners grew 138%  compared to 15% for those in the bottom 90% (Economic Policy Institute, … Continue reading

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Do You Know: How Can We Make Workplace Change More Comfortable?

Change….just the word alone can be uncomfortable. Face it, most of us do not like change. Large or small, it threatens our established way of doing things,. Even if we do not like parts of the status quo, at least … Continue reading

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