Creating a Culture of Connection

Welcome to my blog, Creating a Culture of Connection! My posts are based on 20 years of experience as an organizational development consultant and what I see leader, teams, and organizations struggle with the most. In each post I share important “nuggets” that you can use right away to build better relationships and create more whole-hearted connections. Enjoy!

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  • Tara Powers, CEO of Powers Resource Center (PRC), a Denver-based talent development and leadership training company specializing in remote work, accepted multiple awards last night for its Elevate Virtual Leadership program for the 2022 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards. ...

  • This new generation not only comes to the table with new, unique expectations but also a different approach to work itself and processing information. They are the first generation that has been plugged into the Internet from day one. Mental and physical health are key priorities for them. And this highly-informed workforce comes equipped with new tools AND new standards....

  • Powers Resource Center (PRC) offers multiple training programs and packages that work with unique budgets for each individual corporate need, allowing businesses to invest in their employees when they need it most. These five programs have been designed to support companies’ greatest asset…their people....

  • Thankfully there is a solution that can save your bottom line weeks of work and significant dollars that would have been spent reinventing the wheel on building leadership training programs. Our “Build Up” Done-for-You Workshops offer a turn-key solution that can meet all your training needs without losing that valuable time. And right now, this program is being offered at introductory pricing through December 31st. As the demand for leadership development grows, and the year-end training budgets need to be used or lost, this is the best value for time and money you can get to train your teams and leaders....

  • The post-pandemic world is a welcome relief for everyone. People are thrilled to interact with other humans, return to socializing, and are embracing the opportunity to meet and collaborate with co-workers they have never met in person. As much as the whole “work from home”......

  • Powers Resource Center (PRC), a Boulder-based talent development and leadership training company specializing in remote work, is excited to announce it has received multiple awards for its Elevate Virtual Leadership program for the 2022 Brandon Hall Group HCM Excellence Awards.  ...

  • In the era of the “great resignation” which has seen a record 47 million people leave their jobs in 2021 alone, the cost of turnover is higher than ever. The average cost to hire for a same position can be as high as 1.5 times their salary. The damage to team morale, lost productivity, and strain on human resources makes a solid employee retention plan all the more worthwhile....

  • PRC Receives “Remote Work: Top 10 Courses” Award for its Virtual Leadership Excellence Program from FindCourses.com......

  • The Great Resignation is a new reality that is driven by workplace cultures that are unhealthy, imbalanced and even toxic. Now more than ever, strong leaders are needed to guide their people to cultivate workplaces that are respectful, inclusive, ethical, and emotionally intelligent. The most......

  • Booyah’s “cultural integration” event was co-designed by PRC’s Founder CEO, Tara Powers and Booyah’s executive team, to ensure that Booyah’s existing and new staff build strong connections and trust, and that all new employee perspectives are welcomed and valued....

  • Learn HOW TO avoid these FIVE MISTAKES facilitators make that create workshop disasters......

  • Teams have been put to the test under the current pandemic. In addition to our top leadership programs, we’ve seen an increased interest in our most popular team-building training topics, and we wanted to share our list of the most requested topics that businesses have......

  • Leaders are defined by actions, not titles. Now more than ever, we need strong leaders. During this time of chaos in the workplace, we’re seeing an even greater interest in our most popular leadership training topics at PRC (in addition to our top team-building programs),......

  • Often, when CEOs or managers hear their employees describe a team challenge, there’s an impulse to immediately jump in to solve the problem with an off-the-shelf training. That’s understandable given the pace at which information is flowing, productivity is measured, and results are desired. ...

  • When it comes to today’s steady stream of mergers and acquisitions, the single largest threat to employee engagement and success for the new company is a culture clash. Similar to a blind date where a shared history is not likely, the lack of common values......

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