What Kind of Impact Have You Made?
I’m presently squirreled away in my office wrapping a few remaining gifts for my wife and two boys as I write this. I thought it important as we embark on the journey towards the end of 2015 to share with you some thoughts around how you should define and measure your personal success from this […]READ MORE
Is the New Year Your Year to be Bold?
I’ve spent much of my time in this last month with several clients whom I coach and advise helping them to develop and instantiate their plans for growth and development in the coming year. What’s been interesting about many of these discussions is that an individual’s inability to achieve their goals in previous years has […]READ MORE
Are You Setting The Pace for Your Team?
As a business owner or business leader you have priorities and objectives that you need to achieve. Are you off running your own race trying to achieve those objectives on your own or are you setting the pace for your team of employees to support you in achieving those objectives. Today in much of the […]READ MORE
Why Drivers Speed Up When You Pass
I do a lot of driving, typically in the neighborhood of 25,000 miles every year. Throughout these travels I meet thousands of cars on the road and I’ve been known to pass a few. Okay, quite a few. What I’ve consistently found however is that when I pass cars they invariably speed up, only to […]READ MORE
Do Your Employees Want to Work for You?
Pardon a mini-rant here, but if I hear another story an organization that is trying to “fix” their employee engagement problem, I think I’ll burst. Worse yet their starting point is a survey. I’ve said this before but it bears repeating – if you want to engage employees you first have to empower them. That’s […]READ MORE
Why a Sticky Strategy Trumps a Vivid Vision
I was recently speaking with the CEO of a Distribution company who was amidst their annual vivid vision session, an annual event in which the entire company contributed to forming what was to be the future vision for the company. Although there were definitely some strong points to her approach, the methodology was weak as […]READ MORE
Surveys Don’t Improve Engagement, Dialogues do
Have you ever completed an employee engagement survey? What are beneficial outcomes that came from taking this survey? Did the employee, the CEO, the shareholders and the customers see any changes results after taking the survey? The answer might not be coming to you right away and that’s because not many things probably came from […]READ MORE