Leaders think like a coach

Leaders Think Like a Coach: A New Approach to Performance Reviews

Your traditional quarterly performance reviews may be pushing your employees out the door. They’re supposed to make it easy for you to grow leaders, right? Wrong. Only 14 percent of employees feel motivated to grow or improve their skills after performance reviews. That doesn’t mean all measurement, communication or feedback is bad. You just need to shift …

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METOO Sexual Harassment and Business Insurance

Is #metoo causing your insurance rates to spike?

Larry Nassar. UBS Financial Services. Bill Cosby. Anthony Weiner. Brock Turner. Harvey Weinstein. Rohit Varma. Justin Caldbeck. Mike Cagney. 2017 saw an increase in the number of sexual harassment and assault allegations being reported to HR departments and in the media. What many see as progress, has had some unintended consequences for businesses large and small. As more and more high-powered men were …

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Four Steps to Workplace Wellness

Four Steps to Workplace Wellness

We have seen study after study confirm the belief that healthy employees are happy employees. They perform better at work and they have deeper connections with the people around them. We all know healthy employees outperform unhealthy employees. The next concern is how we encourage all of our employees to maintain healthy lifestyles. More and …

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Ollis/Akers/Arney Press Release

Ann McDowell Appointed as New Board Member for Ollis/Akers/Arney

Ollis/Akers/Arney is pleased to announce the appointment of Ann McDowell as its newest Board of Directors Member effective December 12, 2017. McDowell comes to Ollis/Akers/Arney with a wealth of knowledge and an extensive background in management, marketing and community service. She brings more than three decades of experience to the organization including roles with Silver …

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Happy Holidays from Ollis/Akers/Arney

Hoping for a Happy Holiday

It seems like every November, media outlets across the country turn their attention to the plight of young retail workers forced to slave away during holidays. They talk about the rush of people flying through malls and outlets looking for their perfect gifts, and the best worst day of the year: Black Friday. So much …

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