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Maintaining an Upright Position at Work- Literally!

Jeff Hough on Mar 14, 2014 2:37:00 PM

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There are many people who may have slipped on icy walkways and sidewalks. It can be a painful and embarrassing tumble. While most people usually only end up with a bruised ego and body, there are some who get the short end of the stick, with major injuries. Now imagine a workplace with conditions that resulted in slips, trips and falls? Even though the employee can hold his or her employer liable for not adhering to workplace safety, sustaining an injury is definitely not something people want to experience.  

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3 Tips for Difficult Conversations with Supervisors or Coworkers

Kathy Hayes on Jun 27, 2013 6:00:00 AM

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Didn't Eleanor Roosevelt say something about no one can make you feel inferior without your consent?  Just substitute ‘inferior’ with any emotion and take your power back. – Marilyn Sherman

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3 Quick Tips for Supervisors to Improve Workplace Communication

Kathy Hayes on May 31, 2013 7:00:00 AM

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“The single most important thing [you can do] is to shift [your] internal stance from ‘I understand’ to ‘Help me understand.’ Everything else follows from that...”
– Douglas Stone, Difficult Conversations

Early in our marriage, I learned the four words my husband feared the most were, “We need to talk.” Through the years, I’ve discovered most of us have the same fear—even when we’re initiating the conversation. Here are a few quick tips to ease the stress of having a difficult, albeit necessary, discussion at work when problems arise.

1. Think it through and write it down.

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Compressed Air Tools and Safety

Compiled by Josiah Warkentin

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