We are Always Short Staffed – What the heck can I do about it?

Remnants of the Covid Pandemic.  The Great Resignation.  Reducing hours of operation – or closing altogether on some days – due to short staffing.  Help Wanted signs.  Lucrative signing bonuses.  It seems to be everywhere you turn, just about every business is in need of more people to return their operations to full capacity.  TheContinue reading “We are Always Short Staffed – What the heck can I do about it?”

How to Be a Good Manager in a Post-Pandemic Work Environment

For a lot of organizations, one of the biggest challenges stemming from the pandemic is adjusting to long-term work from home (WFH) arrangements alongside, or even displacing, working from the office (WFO). There is a cascade of adjustments that stem from this one difference, affecting virtually every aspect of work. These challenges are especially concerningContinue reading “How to Be a Good Manager in a Post-Pandemic Work Environment”

Talking Dogs: Learning and Communication regardless of species

Every kid grows up wanting super powers or special abilities. When I was a kid, I wanted the ability to speak to and understand animals. I just needed to teach my beloved pets how to do it.  Well, my dream may be coming true!  I realized this very learning is (successfully) occurring right before ourContinue reading “Talking Dogs: Learning and Communication regardless of species”