Author: Mary Beth Lepkowsky

Ushering in Transition through Person-Centered Team Reviews

  As the heat of summer gives way to the gentle coolness of autumn, a metaphorical transition takes place within teams. Much like the changing seasons, teams go through a… Read more »

Five Ways of Supporting Managers Through Tough Times: High Turnover, Fast Changes, and Heavy Workloads

Stressed person with 6 arms

  Are you treading water trying to stay afloat in today’s fast-paced world? You may not know that H S A provides team level training, coaching, and facilitation to support… Read more »

Person-Centered Thinking: Bringing Your Whole Self to Work

  In the contemporary workplace, the narrative is shifting from mere productivity and output to creating environments where employees not only excel but also feel genuinely valued. A major catalyst… Read more »

Supervision-Individualizing roles and responsibilities through supervision

  With so many organizations hiring new staff, we are reminded that a new team member and their manager or supervisor can use the person-centered thinking skill, the donut, during… Read more »

Warmth to foster healthy, productive and thriving workplaces.

  Expressing warmth is a critical aspect of building trust and psychological safety in a team. And the responsibility for demonstrating warmth is shared by every team member. A warm… Read more »

Why Compassion at Work?

  “The cultivation of compassion is no longer a luxury, but a necessity, if our species is to survive.” – The Dalai Lama Empathy and compassion are among the top… Read more »

Discovering the Leader Within You

Self-awareness has often been cited as one of the most important capabilities for leaders to develop. Self-awareness impacts our personal sense of wellbeing and the organization’s effectiveness in delivering its… Read more »

Weaving Community Connections

I’m a new weaver and recently joined a weaver’s guild of generous people who share their gifts, talents, successes, and failures freely and without judgment. As a newcomer I was… Read more »

Looking backward, leading forward.

“We may not be “done” with the pandemic, but one thing is clear: We’re not returning to the pre-2020 work environment. Employers that demonstrate the willingness to innovate and experiment… Read more »

Supporting Transitions: Five tips for onboarding remote employees.

Turning back the clocks in November threw me for a loop this year.  The seasonal change, coupled with the cumulative impact of pandemic fatigue, found me more fragile around friends… Read more »