Habits are developed over a period of a long time, and are the product of continuous doing of something that is either harmless, fruitful, or harmful. There is plenty of research out there about what’s good or bad for our physical health, but what about...

The work cohort born after 1996 is referred to as “Generation Z,” and they are beginning to enter the workforce.  Though their impact on workforce characteristics is still a mystery to many, Generation Z is already different than those who came before them. To prepare...

As the millennial generation grows in the workforce, managers and human resources professionals will need to develop new engagement models. Millennials, which are the generation born between 1981 and 1996, are now the dominant generation in the workforce.  In the latest Gallup Engagement survey, nearly...

There’s a certain kind of genius at work when leaders know that if they wanted to change, it has to start from within. How do you turn around an already-toxic culture of a 240-person company? There’s a fantastic example in the March / April 2019...

Being the introvert that I am, it took me a couple of days to process my amazing experience at the WorkHuman conference in Nashville. After some reflection and reviewing my notes, my most impactful takeaway from the conference was shared by the Arbinger Institute regarding...

“Those who build great companies understand that the ultimate throttle on growth for any great company is not markets, or technology, or competition, or products. It is one thing above all others: the ability to get and keep enough of the right people.” ― James C. Collins, “Good...

From start to finish, an employee’s interactions with a company can be referred to as their “employee experience.” To maintain emerging talent, organizations are faced with the challenge of aligning all stages of the experience to the overarching ideals that guide the organization. A company’s first...

What helps to make a good day for an employee?  According to Gallup’s global research on employee well-being, it includes factors such as having a life full of love, having the energy to do what you want to do and giving back to one’s community. One-third...

Attract & Retain Recently heard and interesting summarization – “the war for talent is over and talent won!” Before you throw in the towel; consider the progressive approaches below that are generating success with regards to attracting and retaining talent. Define / refresh your organization’s purpose –...