Sunday, June 24, 2018

Why You Should Care About Your Employees' Happiness

Do you care if your employees are happy? Does it matter to you if they like what they’re doing? Are you the least concerned that they...

5 Signs You Might Be a Bully

Just cause you got the monkey off your back doesn’t mean the circus has left town. -  George Carlin In a Peanuts cartoon Lucy demanded...

Matrix Organization: At Best, a One-Off

Whenever volatility occurs in the market, companies start thinking about how to reorganize themselves so that they can cope with those changes effectively.But since...

Four Ways to Lead Through Conflict

Difficulties are meant to rouse, not discourage. The human spirit is to grow strong by conflict. – William E. Channing   French novelist and...

Is Hierarchical Thinking Inhibiting Performance?

Companies like to think of themselves as having up-to-date thinking. They assume they are of the 21st century ilk because they’ve flattened their hierarchies, removed...

Onboarding: Make sure your new hires are ‘all aboard’

Remember those first-day of school jitters? You were nervous with anticipation and, as a result, probably slept very little wondering where your classes were...

Setting Company Culture means Understanding Employee Motivation

People in the business community love their clichés. “There’s no ‘I’ in team,” “work smarter, not harder,” and my personal favorite, “think outside the box”....

Grow Your Own Talent Pool

So let’s say there is a skills gap in your company. If budgets allow, your first inclination might be to hire someone from outside...

Leadership Development and Succession Planning: Two Sides of the Same Coin

Leadership development and succession planning are often seen and treated as separate activities. Yet they really should go hand in hand, or even be...

Roadmap for Designing High-Performing Organizations

Companies are frequently facing the need to restructure their organizations.  Changes in leadership, a shift in strategy, or changing factors within an organization often...

Productivity tips from a night owl

The early bird catches the worm.I hate that phrase.I find it irritating because of the origin behind it, the idea that in order to...

Summer Brain Drain: How to Keep your Staff Refreshed

We may have conflicting views on politics, movies, and choice of beer, but when it comes down to it, the whole country can agree...

Making Your Workplace Great(er)

Always treat your employees exactly as you want them to treat your best customers – Stephen CoveyIn Reader’ Digest a story is told of...

Are You Building a Leadership Culture?

A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and to help those who are doing well...

How to avoid 10 of the most common Leadership Blind Spots

Blind Spots.In cars, we have blind spots where we can't see what is going on right around us.  The larger those blind spots are,...

Build a Culture of Trust

By Derek MurphyIf there is one thing movies about the workplace tells us is that Hollywood believes bosses come in all shapes and sizes,...