We’ve all been there in our careers. One day, you look around and realize something just feels wrong. The tension between employees can be cut with a knife. The tone of certain people’s voices seems strikingly insincere. The mood in the office seems joyless. In my career, I’ve experienced a [...]Read more Can You Fix a Toxic Work Culture Without Firing Your Team?
Regardless of our role, we all want to work with people who truly value our input. As leaders, it’s our responsibility to craft workplaces which promote a “speak up culture” where everyone feels supported enough to express their opinions, and where they can be confident that their contributions [...]Read more Is Your Company Culture Helping or Hindering Employees from Speaking Up?
What is the secret to team member engagement? That is a question every organization is asking. Just search Google for engagement, and you’ll see from the 35 million results displayed that it’s a topic companies continue to wrestle with. From free coffee in the morning to nap pods in the [...]Read more Trust, Value, and Culture: The Engagement Trifecta
Mindful leadership results in high-performing teams that have better overall job satisfaction and higher levels of well-being. Being a mindful leader means being aware; it means being respectful of people and differences; it means being thoughtful in everything you do.Read more Using Mindful Leadership to Enhance Team Performance
The endless cycle of hiring, training, and inevitably replacing team members must stop. Given the enormous expense and instability associated with replacing and training new members, the importance of engaging and retaining current people on the team is even more critical.Read more The Chicken or the Egg, Employee Retention or Customer Retention – Which Should Come First?
Workplace culture is an urgent issue; while it can be difficult to define and understand, it is a determining factor in performance levels, motivation, engagement, and retention.Read more Authenticity, Brand, and Talent: The Connection
Next-generation performance management tools provide organizations with a more effective way to keep talented team members engaged and involved.Read more Next-Generation Performance Management Tools
Employee retention is always a challenge, but a strong global mobility program will increasingly become a competitive advantage for organizations who have – or are building – a global footprint.Read more Global Mobility as a Recruitment Strategy
You don’t have to provide unlimited time off or yearlong sabbaticals to take steps toward providing more workplace flexibility. Start small by taking steps to change your culture so team members who take advantage of flexibility options are on equal footing with those who are not.Read more Workplace Flexibility in Action: These Companies Are Getting It Right