Joyful Employees
Author: Patti Seda Published: 12/6/22 11:17 AM

How many of you have had a bad day? I’m not talking about just a challenging day, but a real live “I-can’t-do-anything-right” kind of days. If you’re like most people, a bad day transitions to a bad night. And if you have too many bad days in a row, it transitions to impacting relationships at […]

Supply and Demand
Author: Patti Seda Published: 06/23/22 4:36 PM

Anyone else remember Economics 101 in high school or college? My professor was the stereotypical economics nerd. While the topics of bonds and the impact of interest rates on inflation made my extroverted head explode, I vividly remember the lesson on supply and demand. When supply is greater than demand, the price of the goods/services decreases. Flip […]

Author: Patti Seda Published: 04/7/22 3:05 PM

Last week I was working with a leadership team on the value of the personality traits. We were digging deep to understand the extremes of the traits and APPRECIATE someone who is different. In a hypothetical situation, this all makes complete sense. I’m a 9 in OR and, logically, I understand how a low OR […]

Author: Patti Seda Published: 03/2/22 9:48 AM

Twenty years ago, I was the Head of HR for a $1.5B organization with 8,000 employees. As a large organization we occasionally had claims filed against us, which required an investigation. We took this very seriously, so we hired someone who worked with the FBI to teach us interrogation techniques; as I said we took this […]

How full is your bucket
Author: Ashley Rambo Published: 11/30/21 1:44 PM

Through the simple act of gratitude, we can help our people feel seen and heard.

Author: Patti Seda Published: 07/30/21 2:57 PM

The MPO tool is all about getting to the core of how you’re authentically wired. By understanding and spending more time in your areas of strength, you’ll be stronger for the activities that are a weakness. It’s important to not stay in the area of weakness for too long or it will make one physically, […]

Author: Patti Seda Published: 05/24/21 12:00 PM

Whew – we made it to spring! The sun is shining, the flowers are blooming. Yet, does anyone else feel like they’ve been in a mental boxing match for the past 12 months? We made plans, then had to pivot, got on course, then, oh shoot, pivot again. It was exhausting!  If any of us were […]