Why We Need to Thank Our Employees
Jan30

Why We Need to Thank Our Employees

The success of your business highly depends on your employees. Taking the time to thank your employees is more than just acknowledging their hard work. It is one of the smallest, yet most effective way to boost morale and promote a healthy culture. A report which comprises data from more than 30,000 employees across 500 organizations demonstrates that employees who received recognition were much more likely to rate their workplace as...

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Why Companies are Abandoning Performance Reviews
Jan26

Why Companies are Abandoning Performance Reviews

The yearly ritual of evaluating and sometimes rating and ranking the performance of employees has many flaws that are constantly overlooked. This method is time-consuming, excessively subjective, demotivating, and ultimately unhelpful. In addition, employees find these evaluations to be quite stressful. Employees are unsure how to improve their performance, and instead, they stress about the ratings and worry about how it is going to...

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Thought Leaders, The New Leadership
Jan25

Thought Leaders, The New Leadership

Business growth can be achieved in various ways, yet corporations still focus on the traditional approaches such as sales, new markets, new brands, mergers and acquisitions and introducing new products. What organizations don’t realize is the power of knowledge sharing. There is a unique opportunity for corporations to tap into knowledge with clients and strategic partners to enable growth and innovation through the power of thought...

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The Shift of Performance Management
Jan23

The Shift of Performance Management

In order to engage in business growth, we must shift from the traditional performance management, a process that is no longer working. On a primary level, traditional performance reviews are used to document an employee’s performance and used to determine if he or she should get a raise. On a strategic level, the purpose of performance management is to align the organization’s goals with the employee’s goals to drive...

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The Importance of Team Building
Jan19

The Importance of Team Building

When employees hear about having to participate in team building activities and games, many will find an excuse to get out of it. Team building has a bad rep as many view it as utterly useless and unproductive. However,  team building is the most important investment you can make for your people. Team building builds trust, reduces conflicts, encourages communication and increases collaboration. Team building is crucial as research...

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The Importance of Talent Management
Jan18

The Importance of Talent Management

“There is no way to spend too much time on obtaining and developing the best people” – Larry Bossidy Many organizations are coming to the realization that success comes from a strong pool of talent. In “Talent Management: A Critical part of every leader’s job,” the authors explain how leaders today are playing a significant role in making this happen. For at least the next two decades, a company’s ability to attract, develop,...

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The Importance of Taking Care of Your Employees
Jan16

The Importance of Taking Care of Your Employees

You often hear leaders say, “take care of your employees, and they will take care of your customers.” This is often the case. Happy customers keep your company going, and often refer and recommend new business to you. So it makes sense why organizations put such heavy emphasis on keeping customers excited about the brand. But how do you keep your customers happy? The answer of course, is by treating your employees right. Your...

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The Four Key Elements of Regulations and Practices
Jan12

The Four Key Elements of Regulations and Practices

When you have people working for you, regulations and policies are essential. You need to enforce and communicate a set of policies and practices that reflect your standards of acceptable behavior. However, a successful system does more than draw boundaries; it also recognizes and addresses people’s unique needs. Everyone reacts differently, some people prefer the policies to be written, while others prefer to leave everything open to...

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