Have you ever dealt with an employee who had signs and symptoms of domestic abuse, but loved, defended and protected the abuser? Some experts call this reaction Stockholm Syndrome or Trauma Bond. While hard to understand, the realities exist that an employee who suffers violently from abuse at home may allow this situation to escalate […]
Remember the time you had a sister you didn’t know about, met her, lost her, found her and lost her on the same day. After years of searching, you found her three children who didn’t even know you existed? That was amazing! Remember that? No, you say? I’m shocked. I thought this stuff happened to everyone. […]
Women and men across the country are driven from their jobs and homes annually due to relentless abusers. My hope is that one day soon employers will realize the severity of domestic violence realities and willingly participate in the effort to protect workers who stand to lose everything.
Whose job is it to pay for training? We have always assumed the employer will develop staff and encourage them to grow professionally by supplying training. But, is that true today? Was it ever really true at all? Is this assumption even fair?
Do you remember this sitcom? Brett Butler, a comedian from Alpharetta, GA, played a struggling single mom of three children under the age of 12. She had endured a straight out of high school marriage of 10+ years to a man who hit her, cheated on her, and drank on a regular basis. Now she was working on her New […]
What dreams are you refusing to chase because they are “unattainable”? Lisa Smith lives her dream to host SNL on this video – Enjoy!