ADDRESSING Cultural Assumptions

ADDRESSING Cultural Assumptions

ADDRESSING Cultural Assumptions

We all have cultural assumptions and biases that color our perspectives. Dr. Diana Ro reviews how we can address them.

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

Seven Tips for a Happier, Healthier Life

Reap the benefits of being kind to yourself! Prioritizing a good night’s sleep, positive self-talk, using vacation time and intentional self-care can have some surprising benefits for your productivity, longevity, confidence, weight and relationships.

Bob VandePol on “Self-Discovery With Venessa” Radio Show

Bob VandePol on “Self-Discovery With Venessa” Radio Show

You can listen to interview on “Mental Health, Wellness and Suicide Prevention” with Bob VandePol, MSW and Venessa D. Abram of Steel City Gospel Radio on her show “Self-Discovery with Venessa”.

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What Can We Do?

Depression in the Pandemic Workplace: What Can We Do?

By Bob VandePol, MSW The pandemic and all the ensuing uncertainty and disruption in our lives, communities and globally has fueled a surge of individuals reporting depression symptoms. Some surveys report as many as three times more than in a…

Business Leadership Lessons: NOBODY Walks Past a Weed

Business Leadership Lessons: NOBODY Walks Past a Weed

By Bob VandePol, MSW Years ago (and in seemingly another career lifetime), the organization I led was subject to periodic quality audits by our clients. A team of client representatives would invade our space, require documents, observe processes, interview staff,…

Tough Economic Times: Lessons From the Tank

Tough Economic Times: Lessons From the Tank

By Bob VandePol, MSW COVID-19 challenges many areas of our lives in many frightening ways. It threatens the health and safety of ourselves and loved ones, forced us into social isolation and resulted in radical shifts in education and work….

Leadership Skills: Return to Workplace Productivity During COVID-19

Leadership Skills: Return to Workplace Productivity During COVID-19
By Bob VandePol, MSW As employees either remain at work or return to work during COVID-19, employers and management face daunting leadership challenges. In ways never before imagined, employees are trusting their leaders’ judgment with that which is most precious...

Humble Resilience: Bouncing Back. Bouncing Forward.

Humble Resilience: Bouncing Back. Bouncing Forward.

By Bob VandePol, MSW “No way. That is NOT how I walk!” Those words formed on my lips long ago in an 8:00 a.m. Anatomy & Kinesiology college class. The professor had just defined walking as “the repetition of leaning…

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

Who’s Taking Care Of HR?

It’s extremely important for human resource professionals to practice good self-care during COVID-19, counsels Jo Carlson from Pine Rest’s EAP. And that’s your WHOLE self – soul, mind and heart.