The Wheel of Modern Leadership Part 3: Relationship Building at Work

Welcome back to our series on The Wheel of Modern Leadership. We covered communication in the last installment; this chapter, however, focuses on the art of relationship building at work and in our personal lives. I can attest to the power of good relationships, and in our interconnected world, the connections we make can define […]


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The Great Work-From-Home Debate Between Employee and Employer

Even now, with the end of 2023 in sight, the work-from-home debate rages on. An almost-incredible 90% of companies plan to have employees back in the office by the end of 2024, according to Resume Builder. On the other hand, the Integrated Benefits Institute reports that 47% of employees would quit if a return were […]


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4 Key Factors You Can Control in Today’s Challenging Hiring Market

Hiring is a dynamic process that requires agility and adaptability to keep up. It’s not always easy or comfortable, but in today’s climate, you need to move at a faster pace to close the deal on candidates in demand. Even now, with the job market cooling off and reaching what one chief economist describes as […]


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The Benefits of Taking a Pause for Self-Care at Work

In today’s fast-paced world, losing sight of the delicate balance between productivity and well-being is easy. With the pressure to deliver, a person can quickly become overwhelmed—it’s enough to drive you into a state of mental exhaustion. Yet, there’s a transformative practice that holds the power to revitalize both our minds and our productivity: the […]


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The Wheel of Modern Leadership Part 2: Communication

In the second installment of The Wheel of Modern Leadership series, we continue to examine the timeless traits that form a foundation for contemporary leadership. As the Founder & President of FORTIS Resource Partners, a staffing firm that caters to a diverse range of industries, I am passionate about leadership and its many nuances. I […]


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The Wheel of Modern Leadership: 7 Timeless Traits of Success

If you’re anything like me, the current state of the world probably has you scratching your head, wondering how to respond to it. We have a job market in a constant state of flux, with some sectors seeing record employment and others experiencing drastic layoffs. We have the rise of artificial intelligence, which inspires either […]


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Telling Your Story

As Malcom Gladwell claims in his book The Tipping Point, you become an expert at anything if you do it 10,000 hours. I’ve got that in spades when it comes to listening to people’s stories. Part of my role as both a coach and a professional in the staffing industry is engaging with people daily about their life […]


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Does Work from Home, Work?

What will it take for an employer to feel comfortable with a remote or work from home arrangement in the long term (post Covid–19 world)? At FORTIS, we have been having conversations about this topic for weeks. We, like many companies were launched to a work from home setting (for all team members) overnight. A […]


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A Letter to the Class of 2020

Dear Class of 2020, I want to congratulate you for earning your degree and finishing school strong. Transitioning to virtual classes is probably not how you anticipated your final semester going but you have adapted and are near the finish line. The last semester before graduation can be a hectic time between group projects, activities, […]


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