There are a lot of things that can affect motivation, but if you aren't addressing one crucial thing, all those efforts won't matter. For people to focus more on the company, they first have to be less concerned about their own interests, but how do you do that? It's really not that hard. Make them feel safe.Read More
There is something surprisingly human missing from the workplace, and it is the number one reason people quit. It's simple but takes intention. It's quick but takes preparation. It's kind but it takes humility. by changing one thing, you can reduce your turnover within months. All it takes is a few minutes each week.Read More
Policies, politics, obfuscation, and injustice are some of the major faux pas leaders make that undermine any motivational efforts you might take to in encourage engagement. But people aren't stupid. That pin-pong table doesn't make up for the fact that people don't feel free to do their best work. If you want high performance and long-lasting employees, you'll have to deal with your fears.Read More
The gender pay and leadership gap continues to haunt companies despite legislation and focus over the past few years. Companies are spending more and more time on inclusion and diversity efforts but they may be all for naught if you are still hanging on to one key process.Read More
There can be no greater waste of my time than filling out a form that duplicates a conversation I'll have anyway.
We could write more on this topic...but that would just be ironic.
This article analyzes why performance reviews don't work at the individual performance level. From single rater bias to the imbalance of power, performance reviews just don't improve individual performance. Read more to find out why.Read More
Brainstorming our Crowdfunding campaign - May 31, 2016