Should Your Organization Provide Caregiver Benefits? YES.

By |2021-06-10T19:36:23+00:00June 10th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

In addition to rising populations, so too is the average life expectancy.  Switzerland, Singapore, Australia, and Spain round out the top five at an average of 83 years old.  While this is positive data, many employers underestimate the struggle that employees face balancing their personal, professional, and […]

Who is Gen Z and Why Should You Care?

By |2021-06-04T12:44:21+00:00June 4th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Move over Millennials – you are no longer the singular topic of conversation in the workplace.  Gen Z is rapidly joining the workforce, with the oldest members of the generation being 26 years-old.  (Demographers typically use birth years between 1995 and 2005.)  Gen Zers now comprise 36 […]

The Two Most Important Words a Manager Can Say

By |2021-05-27T16:23:26+00:00May 27th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Brigette Hyacinth, author of The Future of Leadership: Rise of Automation, Robotics and Artificial Intelligence, rightly claims that, “People don’t leave bad jobs. They leave bad bosses. More often than not, it’s not because they are underpaid, rather it’s because they feel undervalued and unappreciated.”

The best way […]

Want to Succeed? Narrow Your Focus

By |2021-05-24T20:05:59+00:00May 24th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

One of the best business books I’ve read is THE ONE THING, which outlines the surprisingly simple truth behind extraordinary results.  The premise is that if you chase two rabbits, you will not catch either one (Russian Proverb).  In order to succeed you must narrow your focus.

 There […]

Which Contains More Hot Air: Your CEO or a Bag of Chips?

By |2021-05-14T06:11:18+00:00May 14th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Kitchen Cabinet Kings, a leading online distributor of kitchen cabinets, found that the average bag of chips is 43% air.  Cheetos leads the way with 59% air and Fritos might just be your best deal with only 19% air.  This led me to wonder… what percentage of […]

Board Directors: Know Your Culture or Risk Loss

By |2021-05-08T12:18:09+00:00May 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

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 […]

Your Choices Will Make or Break Your Life – Choose Wisely

By |2021-04-29T16:24:04+00:00April 29th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

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 his words, “made it […]

A Simple Way to Gauge Employee Productivity Unveiled

By |2021-04-23T13:44:15+00:00April 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

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.

 As a leader, it’s your […]

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

By |2021-04-08T17:21:06+00:00April 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

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 open to working with […]

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