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Board Directors: Know Your Culture or Risk Loss

An organization’s culture can be its greatest asset (Southwest Airlines) or its greatest liability (Wells Fargo).  However, according to a recent National Association of Corporate Directors (NACD) Public Company Governance Survey, only 18 percent of board directors have a good grasp of their organization’s culture. This data is quite interesting, since directors have a fiduciary responsibility to their organization, and we know there is a direct correlation between employee engagement and the bottom line.  The NACD Blue Ribbon Commission Report on Culture as a Corporate Asset notes that, “asset managers expect boards to influence firm culture, set ethical standards, and promote a culture of accountability on the board.” The report also calls on boards of directors to take a proactive approach to the oversight of culture as a means to driving sustained success and long-term value [...]

Your Choices Will Make or Break Your Life – Choose Wisely

Several years ago, Elon Musk, the Tesla and SpaceX CEO, choked up several times in an interview with the New York Times, while detailing his excruciating year.  The stress of meeting production goals, sleeping at the office, and dealing with investors has, in [...]

A Simple Way to Gauge Employee Productivity Unveiled

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics’ American Time Survey, 92% of respondents spend their work hours doing their actual jobs.  What are the others doing?  Eating and drinking tops the list, followed by working on another job, and using the internet. [...]

Employee Takes Three-Hour Naps at Work for Four Years Unnoticed

A California state audit revealed that a Department of Motor Vehicles employee took three-hour naps at work every day for four years.  The unnamed data operator will reportedly not be disciplined because the infractions weren’t documented properly.  The dozing amounted to 2,200 hours [...]

Decision Time: Will You Hire a Person With a Criminal Record?

According to a Justice Department survey, one-third of the U.S. working-age population has a criminal record. The Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) and the Charles Koch Institute (CKI)  conducted a study showing that many employees, managers, and Human Resources (HR) professionals, are [...]

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Engagement – CEO of Kount

As the founding CEO of Kount, a company that’s seen 40% growth in its employee base in the past six months, I’m often asked what drives Kount’s outstanding achievements as a leading innovator of solutions for fraud and risk management. My answer is always the same: Kount’s corporate culture of open, honest, and fearless communication is critical to our company’s success