Creating a Culture of Connection

Welcome to my blog, Creating a Culture of Connection! My posts are based on 20 years of experience as an organizational development consultant and what I see leader, teams, and organizations struggle with the most. In each post I share important “nuggets” that you can use right away to build better relationships and create more whole-hearted connections. Enjoy!

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  • Need something positive to focus on late summer and early fall? We have just the thing. Get started this month getting your DISC certification and soon you’ll be a better leader, a better teammate and a more empathetic professional. Plus, SHRM credential-holders will earn 15......

  • Has there ever been a more perfect time to talk about resiliency? The global pandemic has created havoc in the business world — we are living a VUCA (volatility, uncertainty, complexity and ambiguity) environment every day. To say leaders need to be resilient these days......

  • It can be difficult to be heard at work in the best of times. During this highly disruptive time, it’s even more of a challenge. The chaos of the past four months, including the transition to remote work, has created additional barriers to open communications......

  • It’s been a roller-coaster these past five months and it shows no sign of letting up. As experts in remote work, the response to the coronavirus pandemic has dominated our work. It has also allowed us to share our extensive experience and support the new,......

  • As an expert in virtual leaders and teams, PRC has had many opportunities to consult with businesses throughout the coronavirus pandemic and the fast transition to remote work. It’s been an honor to pass along our knowledge and be able to support businesses during this......

  • As states begin to open back up, many businesses are starting to call employees back to work. It’s essential that workplaces take the time to create safe and healthy ‘return to office’ procedures. If this sounds familiar, we hope your organization is following all the......

  • We are VERY excited about the launch of our Remote Teams Virtual Coach app — and it couldn’t come at a better time! At PRC, we’ve been tracking the growth of virtual teams for years, but this pandemic has proven that virtual teams are here......

  • Need a goal as you emerge from your quarantine fog? We have just the thing. Make a plan to be a better leader, a better teammate and a more empathetic professional. Get your DISC certification this summer. Everything DiSC® is the premier assessment to tool......

  • To say that 2020 is not what we thought it would be is a massive understatement. Over the past three months, we’ve all been thrust into the world of remote work. In many cases, it hasn’t been ideal, but it is the new normal. Even......

  • We’re taking coaching mobile. The global response to COVID-19 and the ‘work from home’ mandate has taught us many things at PRC. We are taking that learning and investing it in tools that will make virtual leaders and teams as effective as possible. In order......

  • It’s no surprise that last month’s Boulder Start-Up Week, the annual week-long celebration of entrepreneurship, was held virtually this year. So it’s apropos that the organizers asked PRC CEO Tara Powers to present on Day One about Strategies for Working Virtually. Under the title of......

  • It’s all about the stories. Our origin stories, the stories told in our own voices. The stories that inspire and inform. Telling stories of inspiration is the philosophy behind the content in VoyageDenver’s online magazine. As they put it, “we’ve had the privilege to connect......

  • No need to soft pedal. It’s been a rough couple of months, and the slow recovery from the pandemic will be not be easy. There has never been a more important time to recognize and celebrate true, courageous leadership. The world is truly desperate for......

  • Creating connection with your team was easy when you were all in the same office. Host a team lunch or simply check in with everyone face-to-face. But these are different times. You’ve been thrust into the role of virtual team leader with very little preparation,......

  • We know your new virtual work has been highly disruptive. But in the spirit of looking on the bright side, consider the following upsides of remote work. You are working. Let’s start with the obvious. Millions of people are out of work and applying for......

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