Work Life Hacks: Be a Survivor, Not a Victim.

Work Life Hacks: Be a Survivor, Not a Victim.
Workplace Issue: Why are some people better able to cope with being treated poorly, while others carry that hurt with them for years? Several years ago, I conducted research to determine why some people were able to cope with the experience of being bullied at work, while others simply could not overcome the mistreatment. My ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Three

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Three
Q: “What are the costs of implementing an employee engagement program?” A: The good news is that employee engagement programs are not costly.  In fact, they are not really programs. They are culture changes that help employees find passion and meaning in their work. Some concrete ways organizations are incorporating employee engagement include involving employees in ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Two

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part Two
The first step to becoming an engaging leader is to practice the Platinum Rule, which encourages you to treat others the way they want to be treated, rather than the way you think they want to be treated. Take the time to find out an employee’s emotional and intellectual needs, so that then you can ...

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Jahnavi Paruchuri

Sullivan From a Global Perspective: Jahnavi Paruchuri
Sullivan University’s international student body–which has reached nearly 450–is made up of ambitious students who originate from different places with different goals but who are connected by the common pursuit of quality, career-focused education at Kentucky’s largest private university. Jahnavi Paruchuri, a recent graduate of Sullivan’s Master of Science in Managing Information Technology (MSMIT) program, comes from India and chose to study abroad at ...

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part One

Why Employee Engagement Matters Part One
Most people have heard that customers are an organization’s number one priority, and it is true that without them, businesses would not exist. Employee engagement takes this philosophy a step further, and shifts the focus to a company’s employees. The viewpoint is that if companies take care of their greatest asset, their employees, the employees ...

Professor Helps International Students Feel at Home

As more international students come to the United States for college degrees, universities must find ways to make these students feel at home. Each quarter, in the MGT545 Leadership and Team Development class at Sullivan University, Dr. Terry Kibiloski has students submit a photo. He then creates a photo page that shows the names and photos ...