Posts in General Awareness
Media Partners is known for engaging content that leads to changed behavior. Here are 5 examples in the areas of customer service, accountability, respectful workplace, decision making and sexual harassment prevention.Read More »
Media Partners Research Suggests Many Organizations May Be Overlooking Workplace Violence Prevention Programs
With ongoing reports of active shooters and other incidents in workplaces nationwide, we asked our customers their plans for Workplace Violence Prevention and Response. And the results are in. Our July 2019 Pulse Survey found that organizations are divided when it comes to Workplace Violence (WPV) Prevention programs.Read More »
Across the U.S., 1 in 4 HR professionals reported an incident of workplace violence in their organizations during the past year. This article explains that organizations can help employees feel safer on the job by providing training on how to respond to workplace violence.Read More »
As the workforce continues to grow and diversify—spanning different ages, backgrounds, values, and communication styles—the potential for conflict, divisiveness, and alienation of others increases. The ability to use "filters" is one way to maintain a respectful, inclusive workplace.Read More »
Virtual meetings and conference calls bring many benefits...and one major drawback -- distraction. This blog post and downloadable infographic provide 10 strategies for beating distraction and remaining focused.Read More »
When we hear or read a word, hundreds of signals activate the visual, auditory, and language-processing regions of our brains in a matter of milliseconds. They tap into our working memory, long-term memory, and even our subconscious to give things meaning. Considering all these responses are elicited by a single word, imagine what your brain looks like while processing an entire story.Read More »
“I am accountable” is a statement many people make with satisfaction, pride, and a sense of strength and accomplishment. It’s also one that many learning professionals would like to hear more often in their organizations.
This post outlines accountability's many benefits (to individuals and organizations) and presents L&D with a 4-step strategy for building accountability organization-wide.
At one time or another, you or your employees will face conflict. When it happens, successful resolution will most likely require some kind of face-to-face meeting.
What is the best way to prepare for a conflict meeting like this? What can be done to set the right tone and show that you have come prepared to find a win/win solution? One idea is to use an Empathy Quadrant.