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Staying Organized for Your Mental Health Part I: Let’s Get Physical

We are now weeks into year three of the pandemic. Some of us are making our way back to the office, but many of us are still spending our days in our makeshift home workspaces. Even if we’ve grown used to navigating our new day-to-day routines, the physical and mental lines that separate work and…

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Sustainability in the Workplace: Why it Matters and What You Can Do

The FMP Sustainability Committee is excited to kick off a 4-part series on the topic of workplace sustainability! Each quarter, a new blog will be posted that explores sustainability at work. In this first blog, we unpack what sustainability is and why it matters, and share specific steps employees can take to engage in sustainable…

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Closing out FMP’s 30th Anniversary: A Few of our Favorite Moments in FMP’s History

Over the last year, we’ve taken the time to celebrate our 30th Anniversary through fun events and activities, reminding us of our roots and how we got to where we are today. This included cataloging our Top 30 Best Moments in FMP’s history and we are excited to share the Top 5 Best moments with…

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FMP Consulting offers training courses to support your organization’s Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DE&I) goals

Is your organization looking to create a workplace culture that is inclusive on the forefront and equitable for all employees. Organizations can take a variety of steps to meet these goals, including offering DE&I training. DE&I training is important because it supports: Development of Transferable Skills: Employees can apply skills gained in training to tasks and teams…

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Employee Spotlight: Summer Sconyers

Competitive baton twirler, turned social worker, turned employee engagement extraordinaire! In today’s employee spotlight, we spoke with Summer Sconyers. Summer received her Master’s in Industrial-Organizational Psychology (Go Mocs!) and since joining FMP in April 2021, has been involved in both client-facing and internal work. Read on to learn more about Summer and why she was…

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Nothing Personal: Leveraging Personalities in a Corporate Environment

“[Harvard] is predicated on extraversion. Your grades and social status depend on it. It’s just the norm here.”1 In 2012, New York Times Bestseller author Susan Cain wrote a book called Quiet – the product of a 7-year-long study on the overwhelming bias towards individuals exhibiting extrovert tendencies in some of the most elite corners…

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Creating a Culture of Support for Working Parents of the Pandemic

It’s 8am on a Tuesday. I stand at my kitchen counter responding to yesterday’s messages that I didn’t get to, packing lunches, and chugging coffee. My husband has already left to take my youngest to preschool. At 8:40, I shut my laptop, grab my Air Pods, throw on my shoes and rush out the door…

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Employee Spotlight: Nate Voss

In today’s new hire spotlight, we are featuring Nate Voss, who recently joined FMP as a Consultant after completing his PhD at Kansas State University earlier this year. Nate brings a wealth of experience in both research and applied work, which enables him to present his clients with proven best practice solutions. Read on to…

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New Normal, Same FMP Culture: How FMP’s culture allowed us to adapt during the pandemic

It has almost been 18 months since the pandemic began, and we’ve had to adapt how we approach our work (more than once) at FMP, just like everyone else. Our culture has played a big role in being able to overcome the challenges we faced both on an individual and organizational level. In this blog,…

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Tips for Preparing for the R.E.T.U.R.N. to In-Person Work

If I could pick a theme song for this summer, it would be “Welcome Back,” a song by American rapper Mase.  As vaccine rollout continues across the country, many professional organizations have been developing return-to-the-workplace plans and communicating to employees their plans that focus on office space, scheduling, and safety. That’s good news for people…

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