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 […]
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 […]
I’ve read many articles recently linking the multiple turbulent weather events to global warming. However, I believe there is a deeper meaning and connection, that few people are noticing and it’s called apocalypse. The word does not mean the end of the world, but an uncovering or […]
When it comes to hiring the best and brightest workers, it’s a cut-throat world out there. What can you do as an employer to stand out? According to Millennials, offer career advancement, and perks that help limit out-of-pocket costs while promoting a healthier, less-stressful lifestyle.
From helping employees […]
Although I love the adventure of traveling around the world speaking about how to create an amazing workplace culture, my favorite part of every trip is returning home.
Why? Because without fail, my pets greet me at the door with unbridled excitement and unconditional love. Regardless of the […]
In survey after survey, when employees are asked their preferred method to receive information, 70 percent select face-to-face small team meeting or one-on-one conversation. So although our world is inundated with ways to communicate electronically, people still prefer to connect live. The need for us to interact […]
To be engaged, employees must see that what they do matters. They must see where they fit into the puzzle – the bigger picture of where your company is going. They must see that they are a critical piece. They must see that their purpose and your […]
We’ve all heard about gamification in the workplace, but can gamification be effectively applied in the industrial workplace?
Gamification in the industrial workplace is a strategy that uses game-like incentives to target our intrinsic psychological reward centers. Does it really turn work into a video game? Not exactly.
Gamification taps into employees’ […]