Amy Kline on November 26th, 2013

We hear the term “work-life balance” quite often, but how are we encouraging employees to maintain this balance?  With the holidays quickly approaching, people are not only thinking about the upcoming deadlines for the projects they are working on.  The additional deadlines of holiday cards, parties, gifts, and family obligations will also begin to move […]

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Bernie Dyme on July 26th, 2012

As I have mentioned in past posts to this blog, a couple of years ago, I was asked to serve on the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention (NAASP) Workplace Task Force.  Along with a number of other business leaders, workplace mental health specialists and Employee Assistance Program (EAP) professionals, our goal is to provide […]

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Bernie Dyme on October 18th, 2011

Well, well, what a surprise. “Help Wanted: a Good Therapist” was the lead article today in the Wall Street Journal’s (WSJ) Personal Journal section. Maybe we are finally recognizing in our business publications that mental health is important and that opening the topic up may just break the stigma attached for people in need of […]

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Bernie Dyme on September 8th, 2011

So I am back in Washington D.C. for the National Action Alliance for Suicide Prevention meeting.  As I have mentioned in some previous posts, I am on the Workplace Task Force with a number of individuals who are very concerned about seeing work as a place to make an impact and prevent suicides.  When I […]

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Bernie Dyme on June 30th, 2009

Yesterday was a great day at SHRM.  First of all, New Orleans is a great city and it is great to feel a part of contributing to the re-building of the city by being at this conference and giving money to the local economy.  The food is great and the people are too. Just a […]

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Bernie Dyme on January 20th, 2009

There are a number of new laws that effect HR and Employers’ benefits packages.  In the next few blogs, we will summarize them. Mental Health Parity It is estimated that over 113 million people suffer from mental, behavioral or substance related illnesses and now they will no longer be discriminated against.  After 12 years of […]

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Bernie Dyme on December 13th, 2008

This blog is dedicated to helping to create high performing workplaces.  We invite you to pull up your computers, grab a cup of coffee and join us as we bring to life discussions about how to invest in your most valuable asset, your employees.  Whether it is about grappling with benefits issues, leadership, management or dealing with conflict, […]

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