Team Goal Setting: Making It A Group Effort

Team Goal Setting: Making It A Group Effort

by Deanna Parkton As we start a new year, organizations and teams are implementing new goals for the year. Often, company and departmental goals are set by management with little input from employees: the individuals whose work will be contributing to those goals....

Take Virtual Team Holiday Parties to the Next Level

Take Virtual Team Holiday Parties to the Next Level

by Deanna Parkton Whether you are working remotely or in-person, a holiday party is a valuable way to provide space and time for employees to step away from the daily grind and bond. It is also an opportunity for colleagues to get to know each other outside of their...

Gratitude and Resilience in Your Professional Life

Gratitude and Resilience in Your Professional Life

by Deanna Parkton Picture this. A twenty-two year old version of you is stressing out about their first professional job. If you could travel back in time, what would you tell them? Maybe it’s something like: “Don't worry, it all turns out okay,” or “There were bumps...

Endless Summer: Lessons from Summer to Take Into Fall

Endless Summer: Lessons from Summer to Take Into Fall

by Deanna Parkton Summer, sweet summer. It is a time to unwind, let go of strict schedules and enjoy time with friends and family. The carefree days of summer allow us to take work a little less seriously, and refocus our efforts on spending time with loved ones. When...