Aug 13 2020

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* GETTING A SEAT AT THE TABLE Opportunites for the HR Leader. YOU WANT a seat at the table but are not invited to be involved in strategic decisions for the organization. You help many parts of the business to function, yet when budgets are cut, parts of your department are first on the […]

Aug 12 2020

  PEOPLE DEVELOPMENT + ACTION Opportunities for the Team Leader FOR YOU, it’s all about getting results from the work of the team you lead. You understand the team because you were once part of it. You are the link between vision and action, the connective tissue between potential and success. While senior leaders develop […]

Aug 11 2020

*|MC:SUBJECT|* *|MC_PREVIEW_TEXT|* View this email in your browser Listen to this week’s episode of The Business of Intuition: Sandra Crowe: Solving Your People Problems on Purpose Sandra Crowe, MA, PCC, the author of Since Strangling Isn’t an Option, and “I Didn’t Sign Up for This! 7 Strategies for Dealing With Difficulty in Difficult Times” is […]

Aug 10 2020

  \ THE ISSUE WITH MOTIVATION Act on principles not just on feeling   THE US TRADITION of motivation can be found in a rehearsal for the movie, Marathon Man with British actor, Sir Laurence Olivier, and Dustin Hoffman.  In the script, Hoffman’s character is supposed to walk from one side of the room to the […]

Aug 07 2020

  Changing Relationships Tiz the season for self-reflection FOR THE FIRST TIME in years, families and friends are re-examining their relationships just as companies, organizations, and governments are re-examining why they exist. Gone are unconscious connections replaced by the choice to connect or not to connect.  Before COVID many relationships were supported by routine, habit, and convenience. […]

Aug 06 2020

  NEW TOOLS FOR CULTURE Get a more complete picture of your company’s culture. EVERYONE KNOWS a company’s culture is vital to its success, but few know how to measure it.  The annual employee performance review, retention rate, Glassdoor posts, engagement surveys, and cultural health assessments help, but these tools provide only a glimpse into the […]

Aug 05 2020

  OPPORTUNITIES ABOUND Look for the friction.  WHEN THERE IS FEAR in the economy most play it safe and hope for better days.  When the stock market goes down many of us sell. When the housing market is weak, we postpone buying a new home.  When pandemics bring uncertainty, we stop investing in marketing and training.  But as […]

Aug 03 2020

  MANAGING THE TOXIC EMPLOYEE You get what you tolerate.  AT SOME POINT in a leader’s career, they’re confronted with the tough decision of what to do about a toxic team member. Executive team development is at stake. Leaders sometimes inherit this tough challenge when they take over a team, or when the bar is raised […]

Jul 31 2020

  A RENEWED FOCUS ON FAMILY How the pandemic is changing how we teach values. IS IT POSSIBLE that one of the unintended, positive consequences of the COVID 19 pandemic is that the teaching of values will move away from schools and back to the family unit?  Since the 1960’s when it became more common for […]

Jul 30 2020

  A WORKFORCE OF ADDICTS A hidden barrier to a healthy company culture. WHAT POPULAR  business tool is referred to in these studies? “… brain drain that diminishes learning, logical reasoning, problem solving and creativity.” – Journal of the Association for Consumer Research “The mere presence of (this tool) inhibited the development of interpersonal closeness and trust.” […]