Ethics

At some point in my career, I realized that ethical behavior is more than mere compliance with the law. For example, reflecting back on my...

What’s Your Style?

Do you tend to think out loud or prefer to reflect and consider your response before speaking? Do you sometimes wish you’d not spoken so...

Workplace Violence Resources

The tragic mass shooting at Pulse nightclub in Orlando, Florida, on June 12 again raises questions about gun violence prevention, mental health promotion, hate crimes’...

Manager’s Pet

Most of us have heard the expression “teacher’s pet.” In some cases, we have not only heard the expression, we’ve experienced the dynamic in action—either...

For Real: My Coworker has Head Lice!

What do you do as employer if you observe or receive a report of an employee with head lice?If the person reporting the problem is...

The Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act of 2015

Untreated mental illness has a huge impact on individuals, families, communities, and workplaces. Proposed legislation H.R. 2646, the Helping Families in Mental Health Crisis Act...

Mental Health-Friendly Workplaces

Many years ago I worked with a woman I’ll call Jane. Jane was any employer’s model employee. She was reliable, took pride in her work,...