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Compass in Redwood Coast!

by Melanie Anderson Compass is very excited to introduce you to our newest region: Redwood Coast.  As of this writing, Compass is serving 5 people in Supported Living in Fort Bragg funded by Redwood Coast Regional Center.  Compass intends to begin providing ILS services soon as well.   If you have ever been to Fort…

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Josiah & Butteville Elementary

By Jeni Cheffey Some of you may know Josiah, and if you haven’t met him I sure hope you all have the opportunity to get to have a conversation with him. He is full of knowledge, he  is charismatic and one of the most talented artist you will meet. After spending some time with Josiah,…

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Dream History | History Series

In this episode of our History Series, Eric & Sadie talk about Dreams and how they became part of our culture (and history!) at Compass!

The Social Media Connection

#ifyoucanreadthissentencethenyouareprobablyusedtoreadinghashtags Your connection with other people will keep you grounded in a hurricane, whole on the chopping block and sane in a crazy world. A hundred years ago our friend options were confined to our family circle or the fifteen square miles around us. Cars and phones expanded our friendly concentric circles and helped us…

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Willpower vs Whypower

by Cassandra Sales It’s April, which means we are done with the first season of 2019 and on to the next. All those goals we had January 1, while some of us have committed to them, others have already either amended them or just stopped working on them all together. Why is that? Why do…

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Engagement Survey Results

by Sadie Hess When I started in this field over 20 years ago, I worked in the field alongside of many different field staff. I met all kinds: Oversharers. People just biding their time. Excellent, caring individuals. And the worst type: bitter people. Gallup will call these individuals actively disengaged. Disengaged just aren’t sure yet….

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Friendship Stories

This month we have been highlighting different friendships in our Compass Community. Friend relationships are some of the most important in life and we love to see how friendships grow in our very own Compass Community! We’ve asked some of our staff for stories about their friends at work and today we wanted to share…

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Loyal Friends at Work

Because of Valentine’s day, many people celebrate love in February. We wanted to highlight and celebrate friendship! Everyone should have friends who love them, because friends make life rich! We’ve asked some of our staff and clients to reach out and share about their friends! In this blog, Julie shares about her friend Zandee! Loyal…

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Braille History & Fun Facts

January is braille Literacy Month! We thought it would be a great opportunity to share some of the history and fun facts about braille! Braille was invented by Louis Braille. He was born in France in 1809. When he was three years old, he was playing with some tools in his father’s workshop. While playing,…

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How to REALLY Achieve Your Goals

by Aaron Zint Have you ever had a really great idea, but the demand of your normal life kept you from making it happen? Join the club. This is a problem not just in our personal lives but in the business realm as well, and the book The 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) was written…

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