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11/14/2017
A woman frames her face using her hands.
An employee has been unhappy in her workplace for a few years. The organization is struggling, and her role has been modified more than once. Yet when asked if she would be willing to look for something more fulfilling, her response was strongly negative. In another situation, leaders talked about...
11/7/2017
Young girl hugs her father with her eyes closed
Someone you know is in trouble. It could be your friend, your coworker, your pastor, the kid down the street. And rarely will you know it, because who wants to admit they need help dealing with life? You can help change this person's life, or even save it. A person...
11/1/2017
A woman looks up from her typewriter
By John E. Trombley, MMgt Much has been written about the power of storytelling and how important it is in passing on morals, values, ethics, knowledge, and experience. At work, we tell stories about our own experiences and those of others to help us share the vision, to explain the...
10/25/2017
Girl Having Argument With Mother At Candy Counter
By Kelly Olson, MS, LMFT | The Village Family Service Center As parents, we want what's best for our kids. Often we do what we can to make them happy. We don't want them to experience struggle, turmoil or disappointment, so we try hard to satisfy their wishes. While we...
10/16/2017
A row of wood carved business people
By Robert Jones | EAP Trainer | The Village Business Institute Have you ever sat back and thought about where leaders come from? If I were to ask you what a leader is, I’m sure you could rattle off some traits or characteristics that an individual may possess that would...