J. Lenora Bresler

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Name: J. Lenora Bresler
Date registered: March 7, 2016

Latest posts

  2. On the 6th day of Christmas, I was told how to party — December 6, 2016
  3. Delegation: Doing it Well — April 25, 2016
  4. Writing Your Personal Mission Statement in Five Steps — April 4, 2016
  5. How to Evaluate Trainers — March 15, 2016

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Jan 17


By J. Lenora Bresler, J.D., SHRM-SCP, SPHR   It’s the beginning of a new year but for many, January seems like the “winter doldrums.” After the excitement and energy of the holiday season, energy level and productivity of workers often decline in January. This is very bad news, especially since a survey of the American …

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Dec 06

On the 6th day of Christmas, I was told how to party

Over the next month and a half, all over America, employers will sponsor holiday parties for their employees, the intent being to express appreciation and to boost morale. Yet, many of those celebrations will turn into boring events that serve neither purpose.


Apr 25

Delegation: Doing it Well

Many of us have been told to delegate – especially when we let slip to upper management that we feel overworked. “Delegate more,” comes the smug advice. But when we try to delegate, it goes badly. Feeling that we could do it better and faster if we did it ourselves, we hurry through instructions, omitting major helpful pointers, and then are angry when employees fail to do what we wanted and we are forced to rush to finish the project ourselves.


Apr 04

Writing Your Personal Mission Statement in Five Steps

Having a personal mission statement has many clarifying and focusing effects, but how does one distill hopes and dreams into one sentence?  First, it is important to recognize that the mission statement cannot and should not be a comprehensive representation.  It is merely (but importantly) a crystallization of the essence of what you want to …

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Mar 15

How to Evaluate Trainers

In-house, tailored cross-training can make it possible for workers to do more with less.  Offering training outside the narrow confines of an employee’s current job can open up the option of a transfer rather than elimination and allay fears of personal ruin should a layoff be ultimately necessary.  Businesses can get big impact for a …

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