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...

Goal setting is one of the most important contributions that coaching can provide others. Seeking to develop team members requires a commitment to having extraordinary conversations. Conversations DISAPPEAR. Without tangible and actionable goals, how do you support someone to grow or develop? Check out my...

I don’t really like boats.  Well, I take that back. Big boats freak me out.  I grew up in Oklahoma and the biggest boat that I was ever on growing up was a 20’ pontoon boat.  Little Big Town’s song “Pontoon” was pretty much my...

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...

Attending the 2019 Workhuman conference last month was a great opportunity to explore new ideas and perspectives in our field. Dr. Bob Schooley and I took a few minutes to share our insights and highlights. ...

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...

“So what do you do?” says an Italian relative at one of many family events. “I’m a corporate trainer,” I say while cringing inside. It’s just the easiest thing to say so that people will understand quickly. “So, you show up and do trainings for...