Monthly Archives: June 2011

The High Cost of a Disengaged Employees

Many companies think of ‘employee engagement’ as the icing on the cake, something nice to have but not necessary. They’re more concerned with teaching functional or hard skills. You know, ‘how do I get that employee trained on fulfilling an … Continue reading

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Inspirational Business Training Video to Manage Change

Did you know that our brains are hardwired to focus on pain or the fear of pain when we are afraid? That takes energy away from solving problems or spotting opportunities to survive in business. Solutions include focusing on the positive, avoiding … Continue reading

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Retain Your Great Employees

by Michael Lee Stallard Several facts recently caught my attention. In 1940, 7.7 percent of Americans lived in one-person households. By 2000, that number more than tripled to 25.8 percent.  (In Manhattan, 48 percent of all households were one-person households … Continue reading

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How to Keep Peak Performers

by Marshall Goldsmith Is your company competing for top talent? Do you participate in hiring decisions or developing leaders? If so, pay attention! The workforce is changing dramatically–in two years, there will be more members of the Millennial Generation than … Continue reading

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Is U.S. Management the Best in the World?

Three prestigious schools and one consulting firm: Harvard Business School, London School of Economics, McKinsey & Company, and Stanford say, “Yes.” They spent ten years studying a range of management practices in 10,000 firms in 20 countries to generate an overall … Continue reading

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Does more money motivate high performers?

If you manage high performers and you want to find other ways to motivate them beyond money, you’ll want to watch this video. (Even if you’ve seen it before, watch it again. We can’t seem to stop ourselves from replaying it!) Author … Continue reading

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HR, the front line in change management

We’ve been hearing a lot about change from our clients. Some companies are facing the good kind brought on by strong demand for their products. Others are facing tough competition and pressure on their prices. Meanwhile,  human resource executives are … Continue reading

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How to Build Momentum, Win and Feel Success

“I know there’s a difference between being successful and feeling successful. And if you ask me if I feel successful, the honest answer is “not yet.”By most standard measurements, I am enjoying more success now than at any other time in … Continue reading

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