I am so lost for words, yet I am high on emotions over the lack of fair play and principled negotiations on the part of the President and the Congress. Ready? Here it comes … I think that the power play at hand, one that is severe enough to lower the credit rating of the US,… Read more »
I just bought a new car. Great little car – Lexus 200ct hybrid. Getting 47 mpgs! But that’s not what this blog is about. Rather this blog is about what the salesman told me as we were wrapping up the paperwork. He said that I will be sent an evaluation form to reflect on my… Read more »
Having just completed 6 rounds of Management Training (12 rounds of employee training) on Harassment and Ethics for a single client, I have this reflection: many leaders do not understand the liability they carry both personally and on behalf of their company. It was been an amazing few weeks. I was very fortunate and honored… Read more »
Having recently “profiled” 53 leaders for a client company and delivered several workshops on the MBTI instrument we revealed a pattern. The pattern may be the cause of ineffective problem solving (problems that keep coming back). When problems continuously reoccur it would seem that the root cause of the problem had not been accurately… Read more »
If employee engagement is linked to high performance and a sustainably profitable business with “trust” is the catalyst for engagement the question becomes, “how do we build trust within the organization?” The answer is rather simple – stop doing some of the things that are traditionally part of all organizations. Stop incentive programs. Do away with… Read more »
Change the way you lead forever!
Here are the dates for this spring Leadership series.
When employees get upset and challenge leadership, this means that you are doing a good job. When employees are pssive and timid, this means you need to stir things up – their passion may have dissipated. Most leaders think that conflict should be kept to a minimum. But remember, an employee that is upset still… Read more »
What is the best way to keep costs down and productivity up? Use learning agreements – to engage and motivate employees, improving the performance of the entire workforce. Use them to build teamwork, to cross-train key processes, and to bring new knowledge from the outside in. Use them instead of the dreaded annual review (see… Read more »