Kenexa’s research shows the HR function has become too distanced from the employee population, leading to a misunderstanding of where the employee mindset truly is.
All too often, we hire new people with great excitement and anticipation only to see our hopes for success fade away with a resignation, dismissal or, even worse, lingering underperformance.
You don’t normally think of a conversation needing leadership, right? But without leadership, a conversation usually ends up being unproductive – going off on tangents and losing focus.
Instead of trying to improve your organization by restructuring, leaders need to focus on creating clarity and alignment across the leadership team and the rest of the business.
Many times, an organization's frontline are not even meeting customer expectations on the brand promises made by the company. Are your people authentically deliverig on your brand promise?
What would a company be like if its employees were completely disengaged drones? Think of it. Yuck! You probably would not want to be a customer and it can’t be fun to work there either. It doesn’t sound like a sustainable company.
Decisive leadership is wonderful, but it is not enough. Even good decisions are irrelevant without commitment on the part of those leading the change.
Owning the whole creates a significant difference between organizations successfully executing on strategies and those struggling to realize the intended results.
If leaders think like marketers and treat employees the same way they would customers, the implementation of a new strategy would go much different.
The cycle of briefing, executing, and debriefing is important to football teams, the military, and to your business. These learning cycles are key for employee growth.
Few opportunities for building trust are as profound as a leader’s role in creating a “safe haven” for difficult conversations, decisions, and strategy execution.
Swimming through a sea of leadership advice that may not fit your situation? Here are three pieces of advice that you can apply to your business today.
Your business may not be musical, but your orchestra needs a conductor who knows the score.
There are four key concepts that contribute to building employment engagement and improving productivity.
If you want people to “play” with others they need to understand the rules of the game! That means engaging individuals in how their efforts impact their team’s success and how their team’s success contributes to the overall achievements of the company.
The vision that leaders create is only as strong as the commitment they get from everybody else. Read a few ways to reach this balance.
Whether your company’s vision is posted on a wall or embedded in your operations comes down to a question of balance. Here’s the question you need to answer!
Building a bike means a lot more when you know who’s going to ride it. See how this applies in business.
We learn how to lead in different ways -- including spending 80 days in Patagonia sea kayaking and mountaineering. Find out what one Rootster learned about successful leadership and teamwork by doing just that.
Do you want to lead change, build teams, and grow your company? Then you’ll need to know six actions that will increase your chances for doing it and doing it well. Here’s a hint: You have to start with what’s real.
I’ve always admired George, and I’m continually impressed by the forward-thinking leadership tenets he demonstrated to first his troops and then to his new country.
Only recently have I become aware of the number of places where the concept of “giving back” is showing up outside the expected charity events. Giving back appears to be a critical ingredient in sustaining meaningful human behavior change.
It is key to remember why you are building something and not just what you are building. Sure we want to have a great looking training module, but if we don't have a clear outcome set, what good is it?
People say that the best way to learn something new is to dive right in and starting practicing. But is that always the case?