Getting to Know Our Team—Jeniffer Callihan

Meet the Team - PeopleSense Consulting

As PeopleSense Consulting continues to grow, we thought it would be great for our community to get to know each of our team members. If you’ve had the opportunity to get on a call or join a workshop with Jeni Callihan, you’ve likely experienced her grounding presence and ability to help people stretch outside their…

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Awards Might Motivate But There Is a Better Way

PeopleSense Consulting - Everything DiSC Sapphire Award

Looking for ways to motivate your team? You’re not alone! This is one of the most frequently asked questions from managers. I wish there were an easy answer. Wouldn’t it be great if a particular prize would guarantee performance? Or just a little more money would create renewed energy towards excellence? Or perhaps a trip…

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How I love to love: Not just on Valentine’s Day

PeopleSense Consulting - Zuzu Valentine's Banner

I will admit that I use the word ‘love’ a lot. I get enthusiastic about things and I’m prone to find the positive in most situations. I write it frequently in emails and you’ll often see a red heart emoji in my text messages. So, while it rolls off the tongue very naturally, I try…

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Finding the Good in Conflict

Finding the Good in Conflict

You don’t have to look very far these days to witness conflict. Topics in the news and in our local communities are evidence of many divisive concerns. Opinions range from one extreme to the other. The layers of tension have been building steadily, especially since COVID drastically changed so many of our normal routines. It’s…

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Relationships Are Built with Time and Effort

It’s the first week of fall and the final week of our formal anniversary celebration. Thank you for joining us in marking 20 years of PeopleSense Consulting. What a wonderful occasion to share with you all! BUT don’t worry, the fun isn’t over yet! We still have one more surprise we’re excited to share. So…

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Accountability in the Workplace Can Be Hard

Accountability in the Workplace Two Paths

One of the toughest decisions a leader makes is taking action when an employee isn’t working out. Maybe the reason is due to inadequate performance or it could be a poor cultural fit. In either case, if appropriate steps have been taken to resolve the issue and lots of support has been given, the right…

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Make Conflict in the Workplace a Catalyst for Change

Addressing Conflict in the Workplace (and out)

“Can a person ever change?” That was the question we kept looping back to in a virtual meeting I held with several managers last week. These seasoned professionals posed the same question multiple times and in various ways. But it all boiled down to the idea of whether conflict in the workplace can truly become…

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4 Powerful Ways to Improve Employee Engagement

Improve Employee Engagement

Managers can be oblivious to the reality of how their staff really feels. If the signs aren’t hitting them squarely between the eyes (and sometimes even when they are), managers can be so fixated on their own story that they think everyone is happy, when in fact, they aren’t. Without paying attention, there’s no way…

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How can you increase your team’s productivity?

Cats Fighting - How to Build a Productive Team

Raise your hand if you think you’re an effective team member. I can visualize nearly every hand in the air. That’s because research recently conducted by Wiley Consumer Insights found that 99% of respondents claim they are effective on a team. But if that’s the case, why don’t we often encounter a highly productive team?…

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