Really Listening to Millennials at Work

One of the not entirely surprising insights is Millennials want their core purpose to be understood. When leaders listen for these purposes and concerns, Millennials (and all employees) feel valued and engaged.

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Exercising Leadership: A World of Starfish, Corporate Life and Span of Control

I find the Starfish Thrower parable something helpful to remember. Most of us cannot change the world for everyone within our organizations. We can, however, choose to impact those within our reach.

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How Personality Profiling Can Help You Engage With Disengaged Employees

You can’t assume your employees are engaged just because they’re checking off tasks. People can perform efficiently without being emotionally invested in their contributions to the organization.

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3 forms of motivation to activate your employees’ brains

In order to best enhance strategic speed, business unit heads need instead to leverage a very different resource: the brain.

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Jumping on the “Employee Engagement” Bandwagon: Part 2

Today’s employees want to know and feel that their work matters…regardless of what generation they fall into.

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Love Don’t Live Here: A Word on Employee Engagement

There are studies upon studies that report on employee engagement looking at various variables. If you got all of the statisticians in one room and asked for an overarching theme, I think most would tell you that there is a strong correlation between engagement and retention.

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Top 10 Ways To Be More Efficient

A hommage to Oprah This month I’m writing about my top 10 favourite productivity things. I’m paying hommage to Oprah and her favourite things list. So check out my list below. These productivity things will make life simpler and easier. Colour paper, colour tape, colour folders: I love colour. This is not because it’s pretty. But because it allows me to categorize and distinguish things immediately. Example: we wrap colourful...

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The purpose equation for success at the speed of change

Aligning Purpose With People, Passion and Potential What is the purpose equation?  Why is it critical to success at the speed of change? Why is it fundamental to effective leadership? Why must the purpose equation  be entrenched in leadership development, management training and at every level in our lives and organizations? Let’s take a closer look The Purpose Equation:                  Purpose = Profit / Success = Creating Value For...

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