How Do I Combat Sexual Harassment in the Workplace?

November 11, 2016

Recent high-profile sexual harassment cases in the US raise the question: Are these unusual situations, or more common than we think? Loyola's leadership expert Jill Geisler shares research that shows the problem is real and more prevalent than you'd hope. She also shares tips for combatting it.

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Is It Ever a Good Idea to Turn Down Extra Duties?

October 26, 2016

You want to be seen as a team player, a go-to person. But what if your boss or teammates "go-to" you too much? Jill Geisler helps you determine what extra work is important to embrace and what to avoid.

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What’s the Cure for Boring Panel Discussions?

October 26, 2016

Conferences and other educational events are a part of our lives - but too many fall into the same old pattern: People sit in a row on a panel and talk at the audience. *Yawn*

There has to be a better way - and there is. Listen to Jill Geisler's suggestions.
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A Co-Worker Took Credit for My Idea. What Should I Do?

September 5, 2016

It's important to both give and get credit in the workplace. But when someone else is being lauded for your idea, you don't have to sit and stew about it. Loyola's leadership and management expert Jill Geisler shares how to communicate so that the credit returns to its rightful owner.

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How Much Control Should Managers Exert Over Employees’ Social Media Use?

August 28, 2016

Social media is a part of our personal and professional lives. Jill Geisler shares research on how employees are using it at work and how employers can help them do so with a great outcome for everyone. Hint: Be a social media coach, not a cop.

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Why Does My Staff Say They Want Training and Then Skip Classes?

August 28, 2016

Don't give up!  Your employees are sending you a message that Jill Geisler can help you translate. She points you to three things that you can address to solve the problem and show you've heard the message.

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How Can I Change the Culture at Work?

August 13, 2016

You want to improve the culture - for the whole organization or maybe just your team. But where do you start? Jill Geisler gives you 5 practical tools to assess and improve your workplace culture. 

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I Think My Boss Is Unethical - What Should I Do?

August 13, 2016

Sadly, there are managers who practice sexual harassment, unethical or illegal conduct. When you are the victim - or even the witness - you are in a tough spot. Jill Geisler walks you through how to take the high road and protect yourself while combatting the misdeeds.

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How Can I Tell if I Am a Good Manager?

July 19, 2016

Good managers care about the impact they have on others. They want to know they are, in fact, doing well in their efforts to lead. But how can they know for sure they are succeeding? Jill Geisler shares 12 key signs. Each is practical and applicable to any workplace.

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What Does My Boss Mean by “No Surprises”?

July 19, 2016

Managers differ in many ways, but most share one belief: they don't want to be blindsided by important news that their staff could have shared with them. Jill Geisler shares insights into the importance of learning what constitutes a surprise - from your manager's perspective - and how important that knowledge is to your ability to "manage the boss."

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