Employee Retention

The Great Depression

As of this writing the global economy, specifically the North American economy is booming according to all indications. What’s interesting is that as the economy grows so too does employment rates; in turn creating more opportunities for employees. I challenge you to walk two blocks down any city street and not stumble across a help… Read More…

Why Employee Buy-In is a Perception, Shawn Casemore, speaker and business coach

Why Employee Buy-In is a Perception

How do we obtain employee buy-in? This past week I spoke to a group of financial leaders at their annual retreat. The group was preparing to introduce changes in how they pursued and achieved their annual objectives at the branch level.  Our discussions centered around how to obtain buy-in from their employees. The key message… Read More…

Overcome Common Leadership Challenges

How to Overcome Common Leadership Challenges

I interact weekly with business owners and executives. One thing I’ve gleaned from these interactions is that despite the company size, industry, market, geographic location or history there are similarities between the challenges individuals in a leadership role face. The most common leadership challenges include: Competing priorities Balancing time between family and work Lack of… Read More…

Why Your Approach to Leadership Needs to Change

Why your Approach to Leadership Needs to Change

So, leadership needs to change? I spoke to a group of business professionals last week on the distinctions in preferences between different generations. You’ve likely heard some of the key differences highlighted in the past like the differences between a baby boomer’s preference for stability and predictability in their job versus a millennial’s preference for… Read More…

Create a Culture of Empowered Employees

Empowerment is todays leadership strategy

Empowerment is a key strategy of today’s leaders. Why? Because today’s employees have the highest levels of education to ever enter the workforce. More importantly they are trained through their education to expect to be empowered. Are you evolving your working environment to accommodate this expectation? If not then you may be missing out on… Read More…

Move Forward, Ideas or input, employees, leadersehip

How to respond to “This will never work.”

Periodically in my work with teams across North America, I come across a team member who is emphatically against any improvements or changes we try to make; even when those changes are the direct result of their ideas or input. This is often a long-term employee who is, in his or her own words, “sick… Read More…

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