The dog with the bad leg

When I was a kid, my friend had a dog named, Cinders. This is his story of difficulty and triumph…and what it taught me about teams. We can all learn from the adaptability of others and sometimes, it’s good to realize when to stop fighting something…

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New HR is your key to avoiding PR nightmares

Revamping your performance management can do more than give you a better picture of where your greatest talent is, it can also show you were your greatest risks are as well. Bottom up feedback might be your biggest asset you aren’t using to mitigate racial, sexual, financial, and other legal pitfalls.

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Fit Ain't It

This is not what your organization looks like…and it is not what talent looks like either. Watch a 5 min video of Dave Needham, our CEO, talk about why you need to stop talking about “culture fit.”

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The Case for Feedback Accountability

When it comes to Management Goals, OKRs, KPIs, SOPs, or any other TLA (Three Letter Acronym) companies do a terrible job measuring what matters…and an even worse job of holding managers accountable. If you want to improve revenue, retention, and engagement…you’ve got start measuring what matters and hold managers accountable.

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Engagement Surveys Are Played Out

Engagement surveys are great…if you plan to do something about it. But most companies want a magic pill that does not exist or want to pay their way out of a leadership problem. There is enough evidence to tell you how to improve your engagement levels…the reason yours aren’t is likely because you are focused on the symptom…not the problem.

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