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Here’s Why Onboarding is a Leadership Job

July 22, 2021 | Continuum Consulting

Great onboarding programs work to make new employees feel prepared for, welcomed, informed, accompanied, safe, and valued — to feel that they belong. Here's why, ultimately, it boils down to a leadership job.

This is How You Create Cultures of Welcome and Belonging for New Hires

July 12, 2021 | Continuum Consulting

Because of the new ways of working and interacting within our work teams, thorough onboarding is even more important now. Here are some helpful steps to help employees feel they belong and can perform at their best.

Mothers, This Is For You

May 7, 2021 | Continuum Consulting

Mother’s Day is coming up. The day we celebrate all mothers everywhere.  But statistics rolling in this year tell us that a quarter of working mothers are considering leaving the workplace permanently. Roughly, 1.5 million more women than men dropped off the job map due to childcare responsibilities in the past year, leaving women’s labor force participation at a […]

Continuum Conversations: Women, Family, Work and Covid Part 2

April 16, 2021 | Continuum Consulting

It’s tough for us to hear that during COVID, women have been leaving the workplace in droves across levels and sectors. We’re asking, and it would benefit companies to be asking, how can men and women with families continue to contribute their best skills and talents AND take care of their children? It has to […]

Continuum Conversations: Women, Family, Work and Covid Part 1

March 29, 2021 | Continuum Consulting

For the past year at Continuum, we’ve tracked the impact of the pandemic on our client companies, blogging about our conversations with leaders across sectors as they experience their own particular versions of the pandemic’s ‘novel unknown.’ Using our COVID Leadership Model to guide many through the predictable phases of coping with the unpredictable, we […]

The Mother of All Leadership Challenges

March 12, 2021 | Lisa Marie Main

Recently, I was facilitating a client video conference on Zoom. The speaker, a young woman charged with leading an organizational initiative, began to outline her project update. As she did, serious and focused on the audience, her toddler, dressed in blue pajamas with brown curly hair, climbed a wooden cabinet in the background. I gasped, […]

A Little Dimmer Today

February 3, 2021 | Wendy B. White

The morning sunrise is a little bit dimmer today. Beverly, an older wise woman, has been a dear friend and guide for me over the past twenty years. Whenever I am down, or when the earth feels shaky under my feet, or if I am confused about the next decision in my life, I have […]

The Hill We Climb

January 22, 2021 | Guest Author

The Hill We Climb by Amanda Gorman When day comes we ask ourselves,where can we find light in this never-ending shade?The loss we carry,a sea we must wadeWe’ve braved the belly of the beastWe’ve learned that quiet isn’t always peaceAnd the norms and notionsof what just isIsn’t always just-iceAnd yet the dawn is oursbefore we […]

No Doubt About It

December 18, 2020 | Wendy B. White

This has been a challenging year for us all. It is easy to turn inward, as individuals and as organizations, to become focused on our own needs, stability, and for some, survival. It is not a year where most of us would naturally extend ourselves and look for ways to give back or to search […]

Traveling the Latitude of Gratitude

November 27, 2020 | Sallie Lee

Gratitude is good for us, so much so that November is National Gratitude Month in the U.S. And this week brings Thanksgiving celebrations. For those of us who opted to show our gratitude to others by staying at home with less family around than usual, it’s a good time to reflect on what and whom […]