ADR Vantage’s Top 3 Most Read Blogs of 2022

Number 3 – How Brain Science Can Help Employees Learn to Put Your Organization’s Core Values into Action –  https://adrvantage.com/hair-teeth-shoes/ Number 2 – 5 Things High-Performing Teams Do Differently – https://adrvantage.com/5hpteams/ Number 1 – Empathy: The Hidden Gem of Leadership: https://adrvantage.com/empathy-leadership/ We’d like to thank our awesome friends and followers…

Season’s Greetings!

The end of year is an opportune time for reflection, appreciation, and hopefulness for what lies ahead. This season, the ADR Vantage team is looking back with gratitude at the growth of our team, expanding relationships with long-term clients, warm welcome to our newest clients, and appreciation for continued opportunities…

Empathy: The Hidden Gem of Leadership

I recently met with a new client for the first time who is looking to improve the way her leadership team functions. She told me, “I just wish our leadership team was better at showing empathy. It’s like everyone is so focused on their own perspective that they aren’t taking…

Holy 🐄! What do emojis have to do with my organization’s success?!

Have you seen all the recent buzz questioning the use of emojis in workplace communications? It seems that the use of those colorful little pictures (emojis) is not only causing miscommunication snafus among employees but may also be highlighting a lack of overall cultural awareness and understanding within many organizations….

Three Ways to Effectively Prepare for Virtual Mediations

Virtual or telephonic mediation offers many benefits, including greater flexibility, comfort of being in your own space, and faster scheduling. As virtual mediation becomes more integrated into organizations’ conflict resolution and human resources services, effective preparation is key to ensuring quality outcomes. Being remote impacts the way parties connect, how…

October is Conflict Resolution Month!

A time to promote and celebrate peaceful conflict resolution practices worldwide! This annual commemoration was originally created by the Association of Conflict Resolution (ACR) in 2005, includes Conflict Resolution Day on October 20th, and also coincides with the American Bar Association’s (ABA) Mediation Week. Conflict Resolution Month events often focus…

TAKING A CLOSER LOOK: 5 THINGS HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS DO DIFFERENTLY

TAKING A CLOSER LOOK:  5 THINGS HIGH-PERFORMING TEAMS DO DIFFERENTLY There have been many research studies over the years examining what it takes to create a high-performing team. Some would argue it’s hiring the right people for the job. Others say it comes down to good leadership. And still, others…

Job Vacancy: DEI Program Manager

We are excited to share with you that ADR Vantage is continuing to grow and we are looking to hire a new full-time staff person to join our team!   Please review the DEI (Diversity, Equity & Inclusion) Program Manager job posting below to see if you or anyone you…

CASE STUDY: See How One Client’s Renewed DEI Efforts Are Impacting Their Organization

Healthcare Not-for-Profit Reflects and Steps-up to Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) This statewide healthcare organization quickly recognized the importance of the moment in 2020.  As numerous news reports of race-based violence streamed in, they saw the impact on their 240-person workforce and decided to act. They engaged ADR Vantage to…

SHRM22 was a Success!

Read more to learn how you can create more inclusion for LGBTQ+ employees at your organization! This year’s SHRM Annual Conference & Expo held in New Orleans was the largest conference gathering of human resource professionals, but it wasn’t limited to just HR folks – it was a gathering of…