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Enhancing Your Employee’s Life-Cycle Experience To Achieve Peak Performance

In today’s tight labor market with historic levels of low unemployment throughout the U.S., it is imperative for businesses to hire the best people – and keep them! But how do you do that when so few people are looking

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Understanding Why We Hire So Fast & Fire So Slow

I participated in a leadership workshop for other CEOs and business owners several years ago, and the speaker shared one poignant remark that has stuck with me ever since! In many organizations, we have a tendency to hire very fast

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Achieving Excellence with Email Communication

When I wrote my doctoral dissertation 20 years ago, I researched a variety of different tools to enhance virtual teaming and communications within and across companies. Email was already the most prevalent form of communication and information sharing back then,

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What To Do about Millennial Mania

Let’s be clear. This article is not about what’s wrong with Millennials, how we can get rid of them, or even how we can change them. I’ve stayed out of the Millennial fray for years now because I don’t think

Posted in Coaching, Executive Coaching, Innovation, Leadership, Management, Managing Performance, Milennials, success, Succession Planning Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Recruiting & Retaining Workforce America’s Top Talent in 2018

With unemployment rates falling across the United States since the tail end of the Great Recession, recruitment and retention of top talent has become a critical issue for many business leaders. Unemployment in nearly all our 50 States is under

Posted in business, Change management, Coaching, Executive Coaching, Innovation, Leadership, Recognition Programs, Recruiting, Recruitment, success, Talent, Talent Management Tagged with: , , , , , , ,

Communication as the Foundation for Implementing Positive Changes

Have you ever wanted to change something only to realize that others don’t want to change?  Whether you’re trying to implement a simple process change with your direct team or transform your whole company, organizational change doesn’t just happen because

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Eight Great Ways to Engage Your Employees & Make Your Mission Matter

  I recently facilitated a leadership workshop with a group of @Vistage executives, and one of these leaders asked me how she could keep her Mission and organizational Values alive in her organization. She created her “current” Mission statement with

Posted in employee engagement, Leadership, Leadership Offsite, Mission Statement, New Hire Orientation, On-Boarding, organizational culture, Organizational Performance, Organizational Values, Strategic Planning, Talent Management Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Do You Suffer from “Excessive Success”?

Sounds like a good problem to have, right? You’re actually probably reading this thinking to yourself, “How can you be too successful at anything?” Well, it may be a better problem to be excessively successful than to be failing miserably.

Posted in Competition, Copycat, Customer Attraction, Future, Ideal Future, Jack Welch, Leadership, Leadership Teams, Positive Role Model, Strategic Planning, Strategic Planning Retreat, success, Target Market, Vistage Tagged with: , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Doing More With Less: Are You Spreading Your Peanut Butter Too Thin?

One of our large aerospace clients used to talk about “spreading the peanut butter too thin” when we talked about what critical tasks needed to get done. We were facilitating some strategic planning sessions with them, and their leadership team

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