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Investing in human capital is the only way for your company to truly succeed.

By Bonnie Artman Fox / February 23, 2021
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Spending resources on how leaders and employees treat one another is often considered a waste of time and money when there’s so much work to be done, strategy to be executed, and bottom-line results to be achieved. Many leaders think that focusing on healthy behaviors and emotional intelligence skills in the workplace is soft or…

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A Boss’s Ripple Effect on Business Culture

By Bonnie Artman Fox / August 20, 2018
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Cheryl and her boss Dan were in a conversation about a project that needed to be accomplished. As the conversation was about to wrap up, Cheryl made a comment with an edgy tone that didn’t directly address what she was upset about. Without skipping a beat, Dan calmly stood up, closed the door, and sat…

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Same Problem, Two Ways to Handle It

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 5, 2017
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As a culture consultant and coach, I’m honored to be the outsider who works with leaders to identify behaviors that undermine their business success and team cohesiveness. Usually, an outsider’s perspective is needed when leaders see a problem, but don’t know what to do about it. They want an outside perspective to see what they…

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3 Choices In Dealing With Abrasive Bosses

By Bonnie Artman Fox / June 2, 2015
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Nick is a hardworking, forward-thinking employee.  He has tried for almost four years to get along with his abrasive boss.  Despite repeated efforts to work collaboratively, he was met with condescension, micro-managing, and disrespect.  A good day at work was when he didn’t have to interact with his boss or his boss took a day…

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The Choice To Choose

By Bonnie Artman Fox / November 4, 2014
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“In between stimulus and response there is a space, in that space lies our power to choose our response, in our response lies our freedom and our growth”  ~ Victor Frankl The above quote is the basis of why I selected “A Conscious Choice” as the name of my business. I firmly believe we each…

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The Secret Sauce of Conflict Resolution

By Bonnie Artman Fox / March 11, 2014
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As a Leader, your ultimate responsibility is bottom line results.  You watch the productivity numbers, the financial reports, and customer satisfaction surveys.  With more emphasis than ever on business sustainability, it’s understandable you might be focusing more on activities than people. What might it be costing you in terms of employee engagement when your focus…

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