Millennials ‘Fess Up’ About Their No. 1 Development Area

The question “What are millennials doing wrong when it comes to their careers?,” originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights.  Here’s a compelling response, which will help you get inside the heads of millennials.  Knowledge is Power. – Jill “I think the biggest problem we millennials have is that most of us are stuck doing ‘shallow’ work.  Rather than diving deeply into complex projects, we are jumping from [...]

By |May 14th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Do Your Employees Have a Warrior Spirit?

Needless to say, the airline industry is upside down right now.  And while we don’t know how the major carriers will fare when we see the light at the end of the tunnel, I’m going to wager a guess that Southwest will recover more quickly than its competitors.  Why? The airline has hit every performance target pre-COVID 19. The airline has one of the top customer service rankings in the industry. The airline has the best [...]

By |May 7th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Do You Want Employees to Date You or Get Engaged to You?

Bloomberg published an article called “Office Perks are Dumb.”  While the East Coast business woman in me would not have titled it this way, the premise is right on: office dogs, ping-pong tables, and kegerators make people happy, but they do not make work fulfilling.  These perks also do not engage employees, which – as an employer – is the golden ticket. Engaged employees go the extra mile and give employers a lot of discretionary effort, which [...]

By |April 30th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

The One Skill You Need in Employees in Order for Your Organization to Soar

Mark Cuban is a billionaire American businessman, investor, author, television personality, and philanthropist. He owns the National Basketball Association’s Dallas Mavericks, Landmark Theaters and Magnolia Pictures, and is the chairman of AXS TV. He is also one of the main “shark” investors on the ABC reality television series, Shark Tank, so needless to say, he has his finger on the pulse of the business world. According to Cuban, what is the most sought-after job skill for [...]

By |April 23rd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

What People Really Want at Work

I read a Forbes article about the linkage between common sense and great cultures.  The author points out that many top leaders forget to consult their common sense when figuring out how to lead other people.  In forgetting, leaders make things far more complicated than they need to be and risk creating a disengaging, demeaning work culture. I have seen this scenario play out firsthand in countless companies during my career, which is why I created [...]

By |April 2nd, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments

Buffett & Gates Open Up: The Key to Success

Warren Buffett and Bill Gates – arguably two of the most successful businessmen in the world – agree on the one thing that drove their success: They did something they enjoyed.  Buffett invests and finds good deals and Gates builds computers and software. Buffet, chairman of Omaha-based Berkshire Hathaway, said it’s critical to choose a profession or vocation that you love. “Being successful in almost anything means having a passion for it,” Buffett said. “Successful people [...]

By |March 26th, 2020|Categories: Blog|0 Comments