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Why Being An Unlikable Leader Works

You couldn’t have been surprised by the headlines describing Bill Belichick.<p>Former New England Patriots wide receiver, and current Miami Dolphin, Danny Amendola filmed an interview with ESPN’s Mike Reiss. The pair sat in the back of car when Amendola said the thing that grabbed everyone’s attention.<p>…

NFL

5 Steps to an Effective Performance Evaluation System

Why we need to do away with the age-old review system<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>You're reading Entrepreneur India, an international franchise of Entrepreneur Media.<p>A traditional performance evaluation system has only been about a single process – The managers and …

Employee Engagement

Delivering Award Winning HR Solutions | Society for Human Resource Management of Tompkins County

<b>May 31st</b><p><b>Delivering Award Winning hr solutions</b><p>Join us for a full day of networking, learning and laughter as you earn credits towards your …

Human Resources

Successful career hinges on being engaged, motivated

CLOSE<p>Above Board Chamber of Florida gave tips on motivating workers through parties and play.<p>Having motivated and engaged workers is the goal of all …

Employee Engagement

The 6 Things You Need To Make Leadership Development Effective

The modern workplace is vastly different from what it once was. Today, organizations of all sizes and industries face increasingly globalized …

Human Resources

5 Questions Truly Exceptional Bosses Ask Their Employees

Why performance evaluations suck.<p>Performance reviews suck. Why?<p>Well, doing these reviews is like trying to drive forward, while keeping your eyes trained on your rear view mirror. You won't get anywhere. And you might just get into accidents!<p>Here's what I mean: you're hoping that your employees …

Employment

2 Powerful, But Simple Methods for Reducing Stress in the Workplace

Don't let workplace stress sabotage your culture and productivity.<p>While small and controlled amounts of stress can provide an extra edge to your professional life, too much stress will present a slew of issues that can negatively affect your personal and professional lives.<p>Living in today's …

The Workplace

Want to Keep Boomers and Gen-Xers from Quitting? Offer Them the Same 6 Things You Give to Your Millennial Employees

What does each generation want from their bosses? Turns out, much of the same things.<p>In a massive study by the Hay Group, a global management consulting firm, researchers analyzed data from over 5 million employees across the world to make comparisons across different generations.<p>Surprisingly, they …

Employee Engagement

The No. 1 Thing That Keeps Your Best Employees Motivated? It's Not What You Think

The No. 1 employee motivator for innovation is more time, not money.<p>Most of my executive clients strive to deliver compelling incentive packages for their most innovative employees--to keep them engaged and motivated. This isn't surprising. According to research from Innovation Leader, 65 percent …

Team Building

How to Lose Your Best Employees

You want to be a great boss. You want your company to be a great place to work. But right now, at this very moment, one of your key employees might be about to walk out the door.<p>She has consistently brought her best game to work and has grown into a huge asset. But her learning has peaked, her …

Employee Engagement

The Role of HR in Protecting The Employer Brand

The role of Human Resources has evolved drastically in the last decade. It is no longer restricted to processing the paperwork associated with …

Employee Engagement

Want to Retain Employees? Focus on This One Thing

Job-hopping is so common nowadays that most companies expect it. The Bureau of Labor Statistics estimates that the average worker today will hold down 10 different jobs prior to the age of 40. And while moving around a lot can certainly benefit the employees who go this route, it's a trend that can …

Employee Engagement

4 Big Ways Organizations are Changing, and How Leaders Must Respond

To attract and retain top talent, leaders must embrace the massive shifts occurring in every organization, driven by changing demographics<p>Today's organizations are undergoing rapid transformation due to an influx of Millennial and Generation Z workers who are determined to build careers and …

Employee Engagement

You Lose Time, Money With Lack of Focus on Workplace Culture

You lose time, money, and energy when team members are disengaged in their work or quit.<p>Gallup’s 2017 State of the American Workplace report …

Employee Engagement

Recruit Better. Lead Less. (It's Far Easier.)

If you’re like most business professionals, one of your burning desires is to become a better leader.<p>You’ve read books, attended seminars, and taken on challenging assignments. You search within yourself to find the ingredients to become the next Jack Welch, Bill Gates, or Meg Whitman. These …

Leadership

Should I Give Julie A Warning -- Or Fire Her For Insubordination?

Dear Liz,<p>I manage a sales team with five members.<p>My senior salesperson is “Julie.” She’s been with the company longer than I have.<p>Julie is an amazing salesperson, I must say. However, she says whatever she wants to me.<p>She doesn’t see me as her superior. She just sees me as somebody who interacts …

Leadership

The Top Ten Complaints Employees Have About Their Managers

Dear Liz,<p>I manage a team of five people. My team members are great, and I appreciate them more than I can say.<p>I tell them how much I value them, but of course I don’t tell them every single day. (That would get old, I imagine.)<p>We have disagreements and debates of course. I sometimes wonder what my …

The Workplace

How Firing 1 Employee Nearly Doubled My Company's Productivity

One of my employees was regularly late to work. Sadly--but not surprisingly--she was late to her own firing, too.<p>Company culture is a strange thing: If you don't proactively work to shape it, it will shape itself. Two years ago, I had an employee who was consistently late to work. Alexandria was an …

Times Square

A Simple, Surprising Way for Leaders to Increase Employee Engagement

In just a few minutes, leaders can make a big difference.<p>Every effective leader understands the importance of communicating with employees. But because most leaders concentrate on organization-wide communication like town hall meetings, email announcements and blog posts, they fail to take …

Employee Engagement

The Secret to Employee Happiness -- Revealed

Make your office a place employees enjoy going to each day. And, yes, this is easier than it sounds.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>People often confuse happiness and wellness as being one and the same. But while both are essential to the employee experience, they’re …

Employee Engagement

Why You Need to Let Go of Average Performers

When average and subpar is acceptable, it lowers the output of everyone.<p>You work hard. Your team works hard. You treat people well. People like you. Your company grows.<p>Your worst people "cover their cost."<p>Stop.<p>You're not in business to cover your cost. You're there to make money. You're there to …

Subpar

5 SMS Tips for Better HR Communication in 2018

Lost and stalled communication can be a major productivity block in the workplace. As an HR department, you have to impart important and typically …

Employee Engagement

How To Have Coaching Conversations That Ignite And Engage People

Every year, Gallup conducts a study on employee engagement and issues a State of the Workplace report (registration required). Would it surprise you to know that employee engagement has hovered around 30% for years? That means that more than two-thirds of the American workforce is either coasting …

Employee Engagement

Do You Bring Your Preferred Self to Your Work?

Based on research, there are three sources that help you and employees engage deeply in your work.<p>Upon first impression, the term "preferred self" might sound like something your therapist discusses with you. The context, however, I'm referring to is not rooted in your childhood. Instead, your …

Employee Engagement

Leaders: Increase Employee Engagement By 300% With This Daily Practice

We all know that traditional performance management systems and practices have outlived their use.<p>We also know that the #1 stressor for American workers per Andrew Faas’s work with Yale is the old-fashioned, and often intimidating, annual performance review.<p>So what’s the answer?<p><b>Feedback That</b> …

Employee Engagement

There Is No 'Talent Shortage' -- Only Employers Who Fail At Recruiting

Dear Liz,<p>How are we supposed to reconcile the fact that employers constantly whine about “talent shortages” while there are talented and experienced people out of work, and desperate to find employment?<p>Thanks,<p>Jeremiah<p>Dear Jeremiah,<p>The standard HR answer to your question is “Those people with …

Employment

Want to Avoid Hiring People You Can't Trust Later? Ask These 5 Powerful Interview Questions

Warren Buffett famously said that you should interview for intelligence, energy, and integrity. And if they don't have the last one, don't bother.<p>Are you a hiring manager or a person who conducts interviews as part of your job? Well, if you're not employing the science of behavioral interviewing in …

Employment

Ask These Questions To Suss Out A Candidate’s Emotional Intelligence

Emotional intelligence is an important characteristic. Listen carefully to interviewees’ answers to these questions during the interview process.<p>Despite what you might have come to believe after sorting through the internet’s seemingly bottomless slew of articles on the subject, emotional …

Psychology

Five Ways To Bring Out The Best From Employees

IT BEGINS WITH YOU - Working with people is a two-way street. One has to walk the talk. Having fixed ways means closing yourself to newer …

Employee Engagement

Chat Bots Are The New HR Managers

HR teams have an extremely challenging job with seemingly conflicting objectives: keeping employees focused and working hard while also keeping them …

Chatbots