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|February 24, 2014|3 Comments

Adrienne.GeorgeKayAward.2 resized 600ELI® is pleased to announce the establishment of the George H. Kaye Award honoring the ELI team member who, over the past year, best demonstrated ELI’s values of inclusion, integrity, client service, and overall team contribution.

As Vice President of Human Resources at Brigham and Women’s Hospital in Boston, George Kaye engaged ELI on its first assignment. Over the past 27 years, George became a dear friend to ELI’s President …

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|February 7, 2014|No Comments

seahawks 1 resized 600Seven hundred thousand Seattle Seahawks fans gathered downtown to celebrate our champions on February 5.  I was one of them.  Go Seahawks! Congratulations to them and to the 12th Man.

Reflecting on a remarkable season, what stands out is the absolute commitment to excellence, a tone set by Coach Carroll.  As Coach Carroll has stated, “Excellence is a habit.”  It’s not a single act.  And it’s a commitment from the …

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|December 3, 2013|No Comments

Congratulations are due to Katherine Archuleta, who stepped in to her role as director of the Office of Personnel Management on November 4.  Her main objective: to champion federal workers. A noble goal and, as with most things worthy, not easy.

federal employeesLet’s face it, it’s been tough to be a federal worker over the last few years; federal workers have experienced pay freezes, pay cuts, unpaid leaves, and projected …

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|November 19, 2013|No Comments

flag resized 600As federal workers struggle with the aftereffects of the shutdown, challenges to their organizations’ budgets – let alone existence, pay freezes, hiring freezes, and potential staff cutbacks – it’s a good time to recall what President John F. Kennedy said about government employment more than 50 years ago.

Let the public service be a proud and lively career. And let every man and woman who works in any area of

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|December 13, 2012|No Comments

When asking employees and managers what they most want to feel, I often hear that they want to be “recognized.”  They want to feel that their contributions matter; that they are seen for who they are and what they contribute.  They want to feel valued and they want their opinions to matter.

And yet, there are so many situations that can result in diminished esteem and self-confidence – coworker conflicts, …

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