Changing Our Perceptions of Change (continued)…
We spoke during my last post about changing our perceptions around change in order to improve upon outcomes. You can find my previous post here. There were a few other points my coaching client mentioned were game changers for them, a couple of which I wanted to share here. Change your beliefs We can influence […]READ MORE
Changing Our Perceptions of Change
Each and every one of us is surrounded by change, influenced heavily by evolving technology and our underlying desire to have what we want, when we want it. In fact, adapting to change is one of the most challenging aspects of managing our lives to achieve desired outcomes. A recent coaching client brought to my […]READ MORE
Empowerment Starts With More Effective Decisions
I recently conducted several sessions for an international bottling and beverage distributor. The focus of the sessions was to improve upon the leadership tools that were being used by both front line and middle management. As an introduction to the session the Vice President of Manufacturing spoke of the need to empower employees, absolving front […]READ MORE
Is Speed in Strategy Possible?
Are you looking to increase your Strategic Speed? Well, if you’ve been to my Youtube channel lately, you’d know exactly how to do so. I add short pithy video’s every two weeks on topics like Strategic Speed that subscribers to my Casemore’s Critical Links community have asked for. View the video on Strategic Speed here. Be […]READ MORE
Improving Team Productivity and Morale
The outcome of effective employee engagement is improved productivity and morale. To facilitate this we are holding a free webinar “Engage, Manage and Motivate: How to Improve Team Productivity and Morale” on Monday September 23rd at 11:00am EST. Sign up now. In this webinar we provide perspective around the new environment in which employees operate […]READ MORE
Ten Ways to Increase Employee Engagement
1. Involve employees in assessing the problem, rather than just informing them of the problem or challenge. 2. Position communications from the employees perspective, always addressing the question “what’s in it for them?” 3. Be open and receptive to employee feedback. If you aren’t getting it, ask for it. “So John, what are your thoughts […]READ MORE
The Power of Why?
My four year old is at what I call the “why” stage. When being told something, he invariably asks “why”. This happens even when we have taken the time to clearly explain something to him. Interestingly, I find myself almost anticipating his question before he even asks it. Take for instance a recent trip through […]READ MORE
The True Meaning of Being Productive
Have you ever considered what “being Productive” means? I think you will find the answer can be found within the word itself. P urposefully R epeating O pportunities D oing Un doubtedly C onstructive T hings I n V irtually E veryway © Shawn Casemore 2013. All rights reserved.READ MORE
Conflicting Priorities Only Create Conflict
I was speaking with a client recently about their challenges in engaging employees around several very important organizational initiatives. My client, the new CEO, was concerned that not enough was being done by his senior leadership team to drive higher levels of performance. When I asked him what his goal was, he referred to the […]READ MORE
Become The Next Big Thing!
Do you remember when self check-outs were going to eliminate our need for customer service? How about when computers were going to eliminate our need for paper? What about the fact that Electric cars are going to eliminate our reliance on oil? These needs were born out of a need to sell, not a need […]READ MORE