When there’s a problem on the team, people are going to talk about it. Usually it’s in hushed tones while at work, or it’s the hot topic at the coffee shop or bar after everyone’s shift. When someone vents or complains to a specific person, it’s usually because they feel safe sharing their thoughts with … Continue reading Connecting Others to a Resolution Plan
All this talk over the past month about empowerment - what we believe it does for our organization and the people in it, how we embrace it or push it away - and not a peep about how it might be done. There are probably hundreds of ways to go about empowerment, we pulled one … Continue reading Vestalia’s Empowerment 101 – How the Heck Does it Happen?
Tomorrow, on our official "Wednesday Leadership Article" day, I'll be sending out a piece that has a more nuts and bolts, immediately applicable approach to understanding how to empower someone or get empowered. Please stay tuned for that! Today, I'm adding to the collection of stories we've been sharing that highlight different perspectives on empowerment from … Continue reading How My Inner Fixer Thwarts Empowerment (and what I’m doing about it)
Hello there! I've got another point of view on empowerment for you to dig into! If you’re in a situation where someone is empowering you to do something, a relationship is automatically created. They are transferring decision-making and ownership to you and you are receiving it. Sometimes that goes well, and sometimes it doesn’t - … Continue reading Empowerment – A Story of Challenge
Do you know what it's like to feel truly empowered? Can you recognize when it's the real deal, and when it's an empty promise? You might need to answer these questions frequently as you get further down your path of understanding what it is to be empowered. Vestalia's very own Jeff Wynn took some time … Continue reading Feeling Empowered
Empowerment is a word and topic that gets discussed a lot throughout our organization, and focus on it has tightened in 2019. For the rest of April, you'll be hearing from different voices within our various teams about empowerment; what it means to them, how it feels to have it or not have it, what … Continue reading On Empowerment