First, watch this video: Genuine Compassion: Work-Self & Real-Self By: Elizabeth Bower Working for or with a company that leads with compassion is something I would aspire to be a part of. There are many companies and people who are only compassionate for egotistical or material gain. The […]
Hello! I am the founder of The Workplace Word. My passion for helping people to be more creative leaders, to be more resourceful at work, and to cultivate a people-first mindset in the workplace, lead me to create this blog and community.
First, watch this video: Failed Business: A Reflection by Elizabeth Bower Here’s a story of a failed business. To be more specific, it’s a story of one of MY failed business ideas. This failure is a great example of how Simon Sinek’s golden circle truly taps into the […]
First, watch this video: A Refection by Elizabeth Bower “Don’t settle, keep looking,” Steve Jobs said in his commencement speech to the graduates of Stanford (Jobs, 2005). This strikes a chord. I relate his words to what my father has said to me, in so many other words, […]
First, watch this video: Reflection: Drew Dudley’s Leading with Lollipops TEDx Video By Elizabeth Bower I know I have had lollipop moments in my life. I hope to one day be able to recall many of them. However, in the fog of my life currently, someone else’s lollipop […]
Your resume is your first impression. It’s what prospective employers read before they get to meet you or even speak to you on the phone. Making your resume stand out from the crowd is important. However, there are standard elements that should be on every resume. Here are […]
There are some projects that seem like they were put in our funnel straight from the devil himself. The project may seem never-ending, have a zillion revisions, the client’s a bear, or it’s just not fun or interesting. When a project you dislike is in your pipeline sometimes […]
Where do you see yourself in 5 years? Blah. What are three of your weaknesses? Boooo. There are some interview questions that get overused, overvalued and are just plain boring. Great interview questions are so important. Here are a few key reasons why having GREAT interview questions are […]
It’s easy to skate by, do the clock-in clock-out, and fulfill your job description. But walking with Mr. Bare Minimum down Easy Street isn’t going to make you happy in the long run. Without challenges, your career can quickly become just a ‘job’ and be a drag to […]
New Blog! Employee Interaction & Engagement. When you engage your employees and interact with them regularly, you will be more in tune with what motivates them and have a clearer picture of what brings them to work each day.
Have you ever been in a situation where someone on your team was either let go or left the company and with them went tons of knowledge and information only THEY knew? Some processes, how to’s, and valuable details were in that person’s brain. And that brain has […]