Individuals seeking to enhance their effectiveness first need to understand what personal resources are available. Carl Jung, and later other researchers, provided a model which suggested that eight mental resources are actively used and engaged in everyday challenges.
The question of whether leaders are born or developed is a hot button issue that often draws a line in the sand forming two camps: Nature vs. Nurture. I see it fitting right up there with politics and religion as a topic to avoid at a party if ...Read more
I was promoted to my first management job when I was 22. I had been at the company for a little less than a year and was asked to step into the role of assistant manager. It was for a moderate sized store that belonged to a retail chain. I lasted less than 4 months in that role. Now, let’s ignore for just a moment the fact that I never wanted a career in retail in the first place, and only took the job because the market looked grim at the time. Regardless of this is the fact that I was not prepared or developed to be put in that leading role in the first place.
Learn more about methods to strengthen the social contract between employees and employers through aligned visions, continuous conversations, and employee empowerment.
Every employee has something to offer, and it is time to make them a priority. In this Interview, Brady Pyle, Director of Human Resources at NASA, Johnson Space Center - Houston, describes how leadership training with embedded coaching can ...Read more
Learn 3 tips to help you ignite the conversations that will develop a culture of true accountability, and encourage employees to succeed and grow while advancing the goals and initiatives that are critical to your organization’s success
With our Fierce Accountability work, one of the foundational concepts is: If it is to be, it is up to me. And yes, that means ifa situation is going to change, you are responsible. That is the hard part.Read more
I observed organizations struggle with how to recruit, retain and manage four generations in the workplace and I saw what it cost them. I knew it could be handled differently and that those organizations that adopted the new strategies I was proposing -- for assessing, engaging and developing top talent -- would not only stay in business, but would also gain a significant competitive advantage in the labor market and in the industries they served. And so it has been proven.
Learn how to think through building an employee feedback program that will help you foster a culture and mindset of continuous improvement.