Sunday, 20 July 2014 16:57 Posted by Jessica Kegler
If you have room in your head for only one nugget of leadership wisdom, make it this one: the most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. If your job involves leading others, the implications are clear: the most important thing you can do each day is to help your team members experience progress at meaningful work.
Today’s small business environment is tough, highly competitive and more challenging than ever.
Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:17 Posted by Jessica Kegler
Organizations used to be able to cook up a successful sales team with a few basic ingredients: a quality product, a compelling compensation plan, a simple training program and effective sales tracking. Not so anymore. Millennials have changed the recipe.
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 16:24 Posted by Jessica Kegler
Today’s workforce is constantly evolving. From Baby Boomers to Generation Y, hard working members of society have adapted new work styles which include more technical skills, remote working and social responsibility.
Friday, 13 September 2013 15:02 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
Management is all about connecting with the people on your team. So how do you effectively manage a team? With common knowledge, of course. These are a few back-to-basics rules that will help you develop management skills that really matter.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 16:15 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
There’s no denying that employee engagement has become one of the HR buzz words of our time.
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 16:05 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
Not many teams are great at both results and relationships. Patrick Lencioni, in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, lays out a simple but powerful framework for high-performance teaming that blends results and relationships. How does your team measure up?
Many new leaders are thrust into supervisory positions quickly, with no real management training to speak of. So as you would expect, they make lots of mistakes. Here are a few of the most common. Hopefully, just being aware of them will help you and your colleagues do things differently!
There are an estimated 80 million young Americans who belong to the so-called millennial generation, roughly ages 18 to 35. By next year, they are expected to comprise 36% of the U.S. workforce, and by 2020, millennials will be nearly half of all workers. While millennials are the most educated and culturally diverse of any generation before them, they’re also notorious job-hoppers who dislike bureaucracy and distrust traditional hierarchies—leaving many business leaders scratching their heads. What motivates this rising cohort? How do you keep them engaged, earn their trust and get the most out them? Leadership and millennial experts weighed in with a few surprising—and surprisingly easy—ways to inspire millennial workers.