Shining a Light on Mental Health

By sonya | May 28, 2024

Never give up on someone with a mental illness. When ‘I’ is replaced by ‘we’ Illness becomes Wellness.” Shannon L. Alder May is mental health awareness month, and with close to one in three employees reporting that they frequently suffer from stress at work, the subject is becoming more and more important for companies large…

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The Rising Importance of Stress Awareness

By FocusWorks CG | Apr 30, 2024

“It’s not stress that kills us; it is our reaction to it.” – Hans Selye Known as “the father of stress research,” Hans Selye is credited with being the first to confirm the connection between stress and a wide range of negative health conditions. April is Stress Awareness Month, a good time to remember that…

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Celebrating Female Leaders

By FocusWorks CG | Apr 3, 2024

“When you lift up women, you lift up families, you lift up communities, you lift up economies – and you lift up America.” – Kamala Harris As we wrap up Women’s History Month 2024, we’re reflecting on the powerful stories we’ve shared, the history we’ve rediscovered, and the strong, inspiring female leaders all around us. As…

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Black Leaders are Making History

By FocusWorks CG | Feb 29, 2024

“Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world.” –Nelson Mandela As always, this Black History Month has been a time to elevate and celebrate the history and cultural contributions of Black Americans; a time to learn about and contemplate the achievements, perspectives, struggles, and extraordinary contributions of Black Americans…

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Advancing Your Leadership Strategy Through Vision Casting

By FocusWorks CG | Jan 30, 2024

Visionary: noun: one having unusual foresight and imagination The above definition of “visionary” comes from Merriam Webster. While we generally reserve the term for folks like Barack Obama, Bill Gates, and Sheryl Sandburg, those towering figures who have applied their genius to change the world for the better, the reality is we are all blessed with…

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FocusWorks Coaching is a Game Changer

By FocusWorks CG | Dec 18, 2023

“A good coach will make his players see what they can be, rather than what they are.” – Ara Parseghian As one of Notre Dame’s winningest coaches, Ara Parseghian revived a losing team, bringing them back to national prominence in the early 1960s. He understood the power of a coach in bringing perspective and building…

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Aligning Your Team for Success in 2024

By FocusWorks CG | Nov 27, 2023

The starting lineup of a team is key to the level of effectiveness and execution in meeting business targets and strategic goals. Clarity on organizational goals and resources to achieve the goals are necessary to ensure everyone is engaged and aligned to work toward a successful and fulfilling 2024. It’s the same with any business.…

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Up Your Game This Season with FocusWorks Training

By FocusWorks CG | Oct 13, 2023

It’s that time of year once again. The temperatures and the leaves are finally beginning to fall, and folks are gathering around their widescreen TVs for the big kickoff. That’s right, it’s football season, time to get revved up and ready to fight our way to the championship. For business leaders, these final months of…

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The Fall of Affirmative Action and the Rise of DEI Leadership

By FocusWorks CG | Sep 19, 2023

With the Supreme Court’s recent decision to end affirmative action, the need for institutes of higher learning to consider information about student identities such as race, ethnicity, or gender in their admissions policies has been greatly reduced, if not eliminated. Whatever one might think about the wisdom of this decision or the heated politics surrounding…

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