Category: News

Five top posts from the ELI blog in 2017

As 2018 gets underway, we wanted to take a look back at the Top 5 Posts from the ELI blog in 2017. In a year filled with political unrest and an unprecedented harassment crisis, it’s no surprise that topics around sexual harassment and incivility were popular, but we also found

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ELI remembers long-time team member, Vaughan Cooper

Vaughan Cooper, our valued partner and advisor, passed away in May after a lengthy illness. She was an integral part of ELI, serving as an executive coach, human resources consultant, and training logistics team leader. Vaughan’s relationship with ELI began more than 20 years ago after meeting Steve Paskoff at

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ELI remembers long-time trainer John Peak

The sudden loss of John Peak, who passed away April 7, 2017, left a void in the ELI team that will be hard to fill. John was a long-time ELI facilitator and beloved by everyone he worked with. He came to ELI from Sears, where he had been instrumental in

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ELI Announces 2017 George H. Kaye and John H. Stafford Award Winners

George H. Kaye Award for Demonstrating ELI’s Values Steve Paskoff recently announced ELI’s Accounts Payable Manager, Gloria Wright, as the recipient of the fourth annual George H. Kaye Award. As an essential part of ELI’s accounting department, Gloria is responsible for managing ELI’s accounts payable responsibilities. Her focus and dedication

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What Didn’t Bill O’Reilly Get?

Is it possible Bill O’Reilly didn’t know the general boundaries of proper, lawful behavior in today’s workplaces? Was this highly educated, Harvard-degreed commentator unaware that continuing to make unwelcome advances, threatening to retaliate against those reporting them or following through could cost him his job and lots of money? Could

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Food for Thought from Fox

Yesterday morning, I wrote a short blog concluding that Fox News would likely face long-term reputational damage if it allowed Bill O’Reilly to continue hosting The O’Reilly Factor. Before I could post it, Fox announced the end of O’Reilly’s twenty-year career with the network. As a broadcast superstar, Bill O’Reilly

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Harassment and the cost of culture at Uber

The recent reports and allegations of sexual harassment at Uber have once again have highlighted the ill effects of a toxic work environment that rewards bad behavior. In mid-February, Susan Fowler, a former Uber engineer, wrote a blog in response to the many questions she’s received about why she left

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ELI celebrates 30 years in business

ELI is celebrating 30 years of helping organizations operate lawfully, professionally and in line with their values. Stephen Paskoff founded the company in 1986; Paskoff, an authority on workplace compliance and legal issues, has been a former trial attorney for the EEOC and a law firm partner in a nationally

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