The FirstPerson Blog

Ideas & Insights

Logan Schwering

Well-Being

Seeking Out Work-Life Harmony

February 13, 2018

There is something special about this time of year . Perhaps it’s the fresh start or the opportunity to recalibrate goals. For many of my colleagues and friends this year, work-life harmony is at the top of the list. That’s because today, work-life balance is near impossible.

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Communication, Culture

Handling Misinformation in the Workplace

December 27, 2017

Imagine you’re in an important meeting at work and a colleague makes a comment that isn’t entirely true. This could be a false representation of sales numbers, organizational changes, or month-end revenue growth. The person isn’t lying to cover up something, and although they genuinely believe they are correct, they aren’t. How do you handle this as a professional? What is your response?

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Human Resources, Culture

Creating a Meaningful Internship Experience

November 7, 2017

An internship is a two-way street. For the intern, it’s an opportunity to “try things on” and apply knowledge gained from hours of sitting in class each week. For the employer, it leads to enhanced perspectives, increased workflow capability, and a pipeline for top talent.

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