Having spent many years on the front lines of corporate life, I faced myriad challenges, but never stopped to think about which issue was the most challenging. The polling giants at Gallup have. For five
Anthropologists will tell you that the art of storytelling has brought tribes and communities together since the early days of our species' development. They serve to communicate societal norms, spread
Most of us believe that we’re approachable to our employees. In a survey we conducted with 4,000 professionals, two-thirds reported they are never or rarely scary to those junior to them. We’re even more
What creates passion, loyalty, drive, peak performance and even love for one’s organization? Motivation. With a clear vision of success, available resources, who they can get mentoring with, you have motivated
Believe it or not, over the years I’ve gotten more requests to provide Project Management training to non project managers than project managers. That may seem counter intuitive but not really. Organizations
Bill Gates Says Steve Jobs 'Cast Spells' on His Audience During Presentations. Here Are 3 Ways the Apple Wizard Worked His
In a recent CNN interview, Bill Gates explained Steve Jobs's appeal to his audience. He used a unique metaphor to capture Jobs's special magic. He said Jobs was a wizard who would be "casting spells" "mesmerizing"
When this buffer engineer became a manager, he realized that his tendency to switch to problem-solving mode isn’t always an asset. Communication is the most important tool we have when it comes to teamwork—especially
The martial artist, actor and philospher was the true master of introspection, growth and discipline. In business, there's something to be said about learning from your rivals and mimicking what they well
Fifty percent of the U.S. workforce will work remotely by 2020. This means that many folks will soon skip the long commute and log in from a home office. And guess what? These are not low-level jobs. workers
Nothing kills a presentation faster than reading off a deck of slides. Follow these 3 rules instead. You've been in that meeting. In fact, as soon as you read the title, you knew exactly what I was talking
Consider this to be a great way tot raise your own leadership bar. In my line of work coaching and training leaders, I'm neck-deep in the research to find all the reasons for good leadership and high engagement.
experience their feelings. We all crave connectedness and it seems our brains are hard-wired to mirror others’ experiences. Research shows children as young as two demonstrate understanding that others
Want to Be a Great Manager? Research Says Do This, and Your People Will Be 3 Times as Likely to Be Engaged
In the year 2000, Gallup first started reporting on engagement in the workplace in the United States. Since then, it has repeatedly found that fewer than 33 percent of workers are engaged in their jobs.
Subpar assignments can set the company back. Here's how to give proper feedback that'll set the right expectations. You're a hard worker. You like things to be done on time, and done well. To you, it's
Many CEOs and CHROs list “culture change” as a top priority. They know their organizations need to become more agile and adaptable to rapid transformations and they want to be able to make good decisions