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Professional Development Blog

May 2, 2017

People with dementia often have a view of reality that is different from the “real” world the rest of us see. Validation of our loved one’s reality is difficult, but often the most kind, respectful response to their altered world. More…

April 25, 2017

You’ve determined you need to broach a difficult subject with a coworker, or your team, or your boss. You may be feeling nervous, stressed, angry, or upset. Taking the time to properly prepare mentally will help you remain calm, and More…

April 18, 2017

Nobody wants to watch an anxious child suffer.  But to protect children from fear and anxiety is not good either. The goal is NOT to eliminate anxiety, but to HELP manage it. Instead of removing triggers and fears, help them More…

April 11, 2017

Managing your own stress can be a challenge. But how can you, as a manager, help your team handle their stress, burnout, or disengagement? A growing body of research suggests that certain types of development activities can effectively build the More…

April 4, 2017

Investing in your employees by promoting their professional growth and development is beneficial to the whole organization and can boost your bottom line. Rewards you can reap if you support or provide development initiatives: You increase the collective knowledge of More…


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