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Steve Roesler Patient Expert

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
I am married to "B" and we live 20 miles from Philadelphia in a tranquil, wooded area surrounded by lakes. (We don't live in the woods because we were asked to leave the city--we just like it here). It's a welcome break from the many days of international and domestic travel that are a... Full Bio
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Silence Is Not Golden Unless You Are A New Parent by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health If you make a statement that is met with silence, the last thing you want to believe is that you have agreement. It's easy to want to assume agreement because it allows u ... Read on »
"A" Players, Layoffs, and Missing Data by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Here's a real-life situation that I'll bet is getting played out in more than one company: 1. Company X identifies a  legitimate need to reduce headcount 2. Managers ... Read on »
"Aha!" Signals A Beginning by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health How many times have you studied, thought, worked, conversed, or meditated in order to reach an "Aha!" moment? It seems to me that we have a tendency to treat "Ah ... Read on »
"Ahas!" Might Just Surprise You by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health "Aha. Time to Make a Change!" I'm headed out the door to meet with what I thought was a former client. He called and said "I've got to talk with you about the assess ... Read on »
"Communication" Does Not Communicate by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health How many workplace issues are introduced to you as, "We've got a communication problem?" Communication is a catch-all phrase. It's  generic, socially acceptable, and ... Read on »
"Communication" Doesn't Communicate by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health How many workplace issues are introduced to you as, "We've got a communication problem?" Communication is a catch-all phrase. It's  generic, socially acceptable, and re ... Read on »
"Confused" or "Conflicted" About Decisions? by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Questions & Answers in Workplace Health You and I go to meetings where the decision-making can seem unbelievably confusing. And how about those decisions where we just can't seem to arrive at a peaceful c ... Read on »
"Don't" Doesn't Point to the "Do" by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health A sign on the doorway of a large local restaurant reads: "Do not enter here." OK.  So, what do you do? Does it mean that you enter through the adjacent door or the big F ... Read on »
"Happy Face" Performance Reviews Zap Everyone by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Joane Bintliff-Ritchie, experienced HR and Talent pro, contributes this about "A" Players, Layoffs, and Missing Data:   "I've actually lived this scenario with one except ... Read on »
"Hey, Boss, I'm Not Sleeping I'm Learning" by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health "I wasn't really asleep I was just meditating on unconsciousness." --Author unknown(but I'm so jealous it wasn't me) _______________________________________________ ... Read on »
"Life First, Business Second, May The Force Be With You"--Pam Slim by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health If you are thinking or have ever thought about changing careers or jobs, Escape From Cubicle Nation by Pamela Slim is a must-read. Now.  Why now? Because if yo ... Read on »
"Tough" Leadership and Employee Engagement by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I'm getting a little tired of hearing clients, prospective clients, and others chant the macho mantra, "Go beat them up on price." It doesn't make any difference who the " ... Read on »
"What Do I Want To Be?" or "What Do I Want To Become?" by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Which question are you asking yourself? Your choice will help determine the depth of your life as well as the comfort-level of your career. I've been ... Read on »
"Who Do You Want to Become?" vs. "What Do You Want To Be?" by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Which question are you asking yourself? Your choice will help determine the depth of your life as well as the comfort-level of your career.  I've been watching ... Read on »
"Workplace" #16 In RiseSmart Career 100 by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I'm a fairly simple guy who works with individuals and companies to bump up their game.  Imagine my surprise and the attendant "Aw, Shucks" blush when the folks at RiseSm ... Read on »
10 Lessons For Self-Leadership by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health Most people seem to be looking "out there" for leadership. Why? It starts where you are right now. Every minute you spend waiting for the Second Coming in the form o ... Read on »
15 Useful Phrases At Work by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I'm not sure where these originated, but they were emailed to me by an ex-boss. I'm not sure what that means, either.  For those 'special' moments in meetings and ... Read on »
3 Persuasive Ideas by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health If I had eight hours to chop down a tree,  I'd spend six sharpening my axe.--Abraham Lincoln We never outgrow our need to be persuasive. Managers have to persuade emp ... Read on »
3 Tips For Better Communication by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health I'm guessing that you and I both spend a lot of time in meetings and discussions at work. Here are three things you can do to make them count: Stop the Stoppers ... Read on »
3 Tips For Reducing Conflict by Steve Roesler Patient Expert Posted in: Blog Posts in Workplace Health "My idea of an agreeable person is one who agrees with me."--Samuel Johnson One of the fascinating things about conflict is that it can result from great work or poo ... Read on »