Why There’s Tension in Your Office

Why There’s Tension in Your Office

Work is a huge source of stress and tension in the U.S. according to the American Psychological Association. When you feel overworked, have a bad boss, or experience tension between co-workers, it’s expected that tension is going to mount. No business owners WANT...
When is it Time to Fire an Employee?

When is it Time to Fire an Employee?

Hiring is hard, but firing can be even harder. There are situations when it’s obvious that someone needs go – harassment, abuse, illegal activity, etc. Those are HR nightmares and clearly fireable offenses. I want to discuss times when employees only partially...
When is Conflict Productive?

When is Conflict Productive?

That’s not a typo in the title. There is such a thing as productive conflict. Conflict doesn’t have to be hurtful or damaging. We’re not often led to believe it, but it’s true. In business, the word ‘conflict’ is often synonymous with ‘fight.’ Let’s say you’re...