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Defining the Culture You Need

In my last blog post, I established the definitive link between culture, employee engagement, and organizational performance. And let’s face it, in …

Find Your Inner Mandela: A Tribute and Call to Action

Don’t just mourn Nelson Mandela. Learn to be Nelson Mandela.<p>He was the consummate turnaround leader. As the first democratically-elected president of post-apartheid South Africa, he took on and reversed the destructive symptoms of decline, a larger version of what goes on in any organization or …

How Emotionally Intelligent Are You? Here's How To Tell

What makes some people more successful in work and life than others? IQ and work ethic are important, but they don't tell the whole story. Our <i>emotional</i> intelligence -- the way we manage emotions, both our own and those of others -- can play a critical role in determining our happiness and …

Empowering Employees to Develop Themselves

At this company, employees get an annual allowance of $1,500 that they can spend to learn about (almost) anything.<p>Hiring new talent is both costly and time-consuming. According to a 2012 survey of 500 human resources professionals, the average cost to fill a position is nearly $11,000, and it …

Employee Engagement

5 Secrets of Public Speaking From the Best TED Presenters

How can you borrow a bit of the magic that garners some TED Talks millions upon millions of views? The author of a book on the subject shares some secrets.<p>Ask just about anyone these days for great examples of public speaking and you'll hear a variation on a single thing--"Did you see that TED talk …

Public Speaking

Read This Now and You, Too, Can "Talk Like TED"

I was giving a speech at my father’s retirement banquet and I can tell you – I was a nervous wreck. It’s one thing to speak on marketing to an …