Holy Cats! There is a lot of material out there that “tells us how it is” with the generational differences. Thank goodness because without this information we wouldn’t know how to manage. Imagine, having to go to the trouble of getting to know each of your employees as who they are individually? My goodness; that […]
Archive | June, 2012
Is there any question in your mind that there is ample technology available to facilitate profound levels of collaboration i n our organizations, especially those with a global reach? There shouldn’t be. It seems like each week I read about some hot new collaborative technology being announced. If you read past the hype of the […]
This story means more to me today as an adult than it did as a child, because I know more businesses and organizations that are living in the same fear that the villagers were, than those that are not.
Part of what those groups see is truth, however the thing that is stopping them is not the truth, it is fear. And fear limits creativity and problem solving.
I am not exactly sure when Mercer released its most recent global employee engagement survey ‘What’s Working’ but if you’ve read any other large scale employee engagement survey in the past ten or so years the news remains pretty much the same. The section of the report pertaining to the US and Canada is reflective […]
Last week I reviewed a new book by my friend Michael Hyatt, one of the top bloggers in the world and Chairman of Thomas Nelson Publishers. I don’t usually publish multiple posts about products, but this is a book that I believe has great potential to really change some lives. Michael has just released – […]
If you’re in charge of your organization’s training, talent management, succession planning, or HR function, when’s the last time you talked to your C-level executives about leadership development? Pick one answer: A. Within the last few months – I talk to our C-level Execs on a regular basis about leadership development. In fact, they consider […]
I sit in meetings, facilitate training, and walk through public places, and it is all the same. The minute someone’s phone beeps or vibrates with a text or email notification, they seem compelled to check and see what is going on. This compulsion leads to a lack of focus and productivity, and well, it makes […]
You know the joke about the guy crawling around on his hands and knees under the street lamp? The way the joke goes when asked by a passer by what he was looking for he replies, “My car keys!” The now curious passer by continues the conversation by asking the guy where he lost his […]