Surviving Uncertainty

Why do I say “surviving?”  Because, the challenge of not knowing what’s next feels like it could actually be life-threatening.  As human beings, we expect to have feelings of CERTAINTY about life changes and choices we make.  A part of learning and growing is we accept some things as “truth” that keep us grounded.  New [...]

2022-05-18T07:35:47-05:00May 18th, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

HR Huddle: How Dedicated Career Shepherds Affect Employee Retention

In the May 9, 2022 HR Huddle, Tamera Loerzel and Jennifer Wilson discuss the importance of assigning and developing career advisors for your team members and what makes for a successful career advisor/advisee relationship. Join us live every Monday at 4:15pm CT/5:15pm ET to explore the latest trends in talent management and HR!

2022-05-16T10:32:02-05:00May 9th, 2022|HR/Organizational Development, Inspired Ideas Podcast|

Don't Be the Borg: Onboarding is NOT an Assimilation

“We are the Borg. Lower your shields and surrender your ships. We will add your biological and technological distinctiveness to our own. Your culture will adapt to service us. Resistance is futile.” -The Borg, Star Trek Sounds eerily like some kind of red-flag, hazardous onboarding speech, doesn’t it? Onboarding a new team member is often [...]

Five Lessons From Hardship

In 2021, I discovered that I had an acoustic neuroma, a non-cancerous tumor, growing on my left-side hearing and balance nerves. The growth rate was alarming, and my doctors recommended removal. I had a successful surgery in January and gratefully, seem to be in the clear at this time. However, for someone who is normally [...]

2022-04-28T10:13:46-05:00April 27th, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

Leadership Lunch Chat: How Your Firm Will Benefit from a People First Culture

In the April 22, 2022 Leadership Lunch Chat, Jennifer Wilson and Amy Vetter discuss how having a caring, talent-centric culture will create a happy team and in turn create happy clients. Join us next week for a live discussion of all things leadership -- in the profession and in our communities every Friday at 11am [...]

Ready, Fire, Aim

I work in a “measure twice, cut once” profession. To be honest, I’m more of a “throw it at the wall and see if it sticks” personality. But for each project I own, steps are carefully laid out months in advance. Details are meticulously reviewed. Often, the pressure to get things right is high. Not [...]

2022-04-21T10:49:22-05:00April 21st, 2022|Inspired Ideas Blog, Personal Development|

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