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Jeffrey Veyera
Folks, we're rebuilding the Team and Workplace Excellence Forum for 2022. This is a terrific opportunity for ...
Jeffrey Veyera Dec '21
Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
We're getting into that time of year when there aren't a lot of ‘manufactured days of gratitude.' Executive ...
Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
REGISTRATION COMING SOON! Stories may either be free-style or in paced-slide style on the themes of “Driving out ...
Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
According to the Microsoft report titled The Next Great Disruption is Hybrid Work 62% of all frontline workers say ...
Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
Speaking in Nashville…

Presenting in Dallas…


I recently attended a meeting of Delaware ASQ in Elkton, MD. I got to meet some great people, in person for a change!

Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
Tigger and Pumpkin engage in relaxation techniques

This is a photo of my kitty. She lived to be 20. I miss her every day. Recognizing that the loss of a beloved pet can be ...

Lizabeth Wesely-Casella
This is both a “Did you know” and “How can we address this” question that crystalizes the fear some people face in the ...

As a manager, I found it critically important to be constantly aware of the stress my direct reports were dealing ...

Jeffrey Veyera
It has been 35 years since Dr. Deming shared his 14 Points in Out of the Crisis. In Chapter 3, he covers Point 8: “ Drive ...
Jeffrey Veyera Dec '21

I have worked in a fear-based, ”command and control” environment and also in workplaces that were inclusive and ...

Norm Howe
Google analyzed the factors that make a work team successful. They found five that were important. Of those five, ...
Norm Howe Mar '22

Brings us back to Deming and Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs: we can't do much when we're afraid for our own survival.

I completely agree that psychological safety comes first. We should recognize that this is a significant ...

Jeffrey Veyera
For the past two years, that answer for many of us has been: “A lot!” Illness Job loss Addiction Mental health ...
Jeffrey Veyera Feb '22

I am afraid of commenting on this. I understand the lengthy statement about fear at work place. However, we need a ...

Fear in the workplace would be a great start—-a problem properly-defined is a problem half-solved, right?

Maybe a couple more - If you work in a toxic workplace, fear of being undermined or sabotaged (if you want to delve ...

These are all excellent, Susan.
I’ve been afraid of:

  • failure
  • being backstabbed
  • getting fired
  • becoming ...

I love it! Sadly, I’ve had a lot of experience trying to drive fear out of a workplace. Bottom line result is I am now ...

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Practical knowledge and wise missives by Chair-Elect, Norm Howe

Who Killed the Workplace? 759

Culture and leadership conversations by Chair, Jeff Veyera

Human Interest & Interesting Humans 760

Insights for building a 'Voice of the Customer' ecosystem by Secretary, Lizabeth Wesely-Casella