Roger Blake MD’s Blog

How Diversity Motivates Employees

How Diversity Motivates Employees

Whether your establishment is a nonprofit or looking to make money, you want your employees to be as productive as possible. It's not enough for them to show up to work and go through the motions, as you want them to be efficient, motivated, and hopefully even...

The Value of Effective Communication

The Value of Effective Communication

Effective communication is vital for success in business and in personal interactions. Understanding how to convey the right message each time is critical, and becoming adept at communicating is a soft skill that many people have to work hard to perfect. The value of...

Communicating With Empathy In The Workplace

Communicating With Empathy In The Workplace

When working at a company, it is important that you know how to communicate not only effectively, but with empathy towards your employees. It really does make a difference when adding empathy to the equation when it comes to discussing things that are business-related...

How Your Decision-Making Skills May Have Changed During the Pandemic

How Your Decision-Making Skills May Have Changed During the Pandemic

 The truth is that the pandemic has brought uncertainty to levels that individuals are not used to. The world has always been uncertain, but due to the pandemic, it has become apparent, and individuals are now feeling it in ways they do not usually feel it. The pandemic has also changed the way individuals perceive the riskiness of certain activities, which has also primarily affected their behaviors and decision-making skills. 

Making the Jump from Follower to Leader

Making the Jump from Follower to Leader

Leaders usually focus on problems that need to be fixed as well as ways to make things better. Leaders have a proactive and transformational mindset that separates them from followers. That said, in order to transform from a follower into a leader, an individual should look for issues that need to be tackled and come up with solutions to improve the overall situation.