Why are 65% of Employees Actively Looking for a New Job?

That is not a typo.

We asked our customers and our readers 3 questions:

Do you hate your job?
If so – why?
And are you looking for a new job?

65% of respondents said they were actively looking for a new job.  
The average cost to replace each employee is 1.5 times their annual salary.  Take 65% of your […]

By |September 10th, 2015|Communication, Culture, Leadership, Retention, Strategy|0 Comments

#workwoes 9-9-15: which presidential candidate is best leader, Q4 is approaching, & how can a team bounce back after failure

By |September 9th, 2015|#Workwoes, Leadership, Strategy, Team Performance|0 Comments

What #HillaryClinton Can (and shouldn’t) Teach You About #Communication

Full disclosure – there is absolutely no political agenda here.  This is not about the right vs the left or which candidate is best – it’s about communication.  

Or lack thereof in this case…

Every day on the news you hear the words “emails” and “private servers” when associated with Hillary Clinton.  The reason why you’re […]

By |August 26th, 2015|Communication, Leadership|0 Comments

What #DonaldTrump Can (and shouldn’t) Teach You About #Leadership

Full disclosure – there is absolutely no political agenda here.  This is not about the right vs the left or which candidate is best – it’s about leadership.   

It feels like every day Donald Trump makes new controversial headlines.  Megyn Kelly.  Senator John McCain.  Rosie O’Donnell.  I could literally go on.  And on.  And on. […]

By |August 12th, 2015|Communication, Diversity, Leadership|2 Comments

How High Leadership Turnover Can Kill (And How to Prevent it)

A few months ago Amtrak faced the worst train accident to ever hit the northeast corridor. Though still under NTSB investigation – it is likely that no one single issue caused the crash. It was a sequence of events that lead to the Amtrak disaster – and not all of them occurred onboard the train […]

By |July 16th, 2015|Engagement, Leadership, Retention|0 Comments

Are You a #Workplace #Superhero?

When someone thinks of a superhero – they typically think of capes and super human powers. But by definition – it also refers to an exceptionally skillful or successful person.

Ok – so you may not go to work wearing a cape. However – you are up against changes and challenges every single day. You are […]

By |July 2nd, 2015|Communication, Leadership, Organizational Change, Strategy|0 Comments

Is Your #Leadership Communication Style Frustrating Employees?

In the sage words of  Gary Coleman  – what you talking about Willis?

Communication in the #workplace can be frustrating. This is often the case when communicating with leadership. Sometimes it’s like your boss speaks in a completely different language. Sometimes it feels like you’re on a different planet than your leadership. Communication styles in the […]

By |June 11th, 2015|Communication, Leadership|0 Comments

How to Achieve #Success Through People

Your people are your biggest asset. People service your customers, solve problems, and help drive innovation.  Happy people → happy customers = increased growth. That’s achieving success through people!

So how do you achieve success through people?
Make sure leaders lead: 

Leaders who are most successful don’t make it about them – they make it about their people. Good […]

By |June 3rd, 2015|Culture, Engagement, Leadership, Retention, Team Performance|3 Comments

5 Truths About Leadership

As an Organizational Development (OD) and Leadership practitioner, I often find myself having conversations about leadership – what it is and what it isn’t – and how to be a good leader.  It’s time for some truths.
So what are some hard truths about leadership?

It ain’t easy – Anyone who has ever been in a leadership role knows […]

By |May 23rd, 2015|Leadership|2 Comments

Are You the Workplace Bully?

The phrase workplace bully holds many meanings and comes in many forms.

Just about every office has one – that person who makes life around the office challenging, toxic, or even downright frustrating. Sometimes it’s not even on purpose.

Workplace bullies are distracting – they derail performance and can impact the organization’s ability to deliver on its […]

By |May 9th, 2015|Leadership|3 Comments