It’s a wildly held misconception that what happens at work stays at work. That coupled with the belief that leaving our home life at the door when we walk into work is possible, is not only untrue but somewhat hazardous to your brand’s wellbeing. In our do-more with-less work environments, the reality is the line between work and life is increasingly blurry. What engages and motivates employees at work is no longer just a matter of whether or…Continue
You build a brand. You hire great people. You are an unstoppable team…then one of your people leaves. Employee turnover is not an event or single action. It is a process that starts weeks, months – even a year before your key people actually leave. And sometimes, just sometimes, they leave but stay on your payroll.
According to Gallup and other sources, only 29% of employees are truly engaged (Gallup); disengaged employees are 5 times more likely to leave than engaged employees…Continue
Time is precious. Most days, it’s the most valuable commodity you have. You are inundated with “do more with less” even though many of us are finally able to add headcount to our teams. You have critical choices about how to and when to invest it almost daily. And the demands to fill and develop the talent pipeline aren’t getting easier – but much more complicated – considering multi generational workplaces, technology advances and quite frankly the demands on the time of your…Continue
Experience has taught us much over the last few years about the power of people as a competitive advantage and the rise of socially conscious brands. In some ways the recession has been good for us. Let’s face it. For at least a decade, perhaps longer, disingenuous leaders and brands were able to grow leaps and bounds on the economic strength of our country – regardless of their values or vision for the people or communities they served.
And at the heart of these matters, are people.…Continue