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Google Knows What Makes a Manager Great and Now You Can Too

By |2021-01-22T04:18:33+00:00January 22nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Google is not only known for being one of the biggest tech companies in the world, it’s also known for its great culture.  To that end, Google conducted research on what makes a great manager because the old adage still rings true: people leave managers, not companies.

 

Their […]

If Your CEO Does Not Think Employee Engagement Matters, Read This

By |2021-01-15T07:51:46+00:00January 15th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

I regularly receive phone calls from senior leaders, who share that they have a poor culture and need help.  However, before I ask my first question, more often than not, they add that the CEO is not on-board: even though the top dog can see the problems, […]

Trust is a Must. Does It Exist in Your Organization?

By |2021-01-08T05:13:52+00:00January 8th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

According to Ethan Wolff-Mann, a reporter for Yahoo! Finance, one of the biggest lessons consumers have learned is that your data is probably not safe.  CSIS reports that two-thirds of people who interact online have had their records stolen or compromised. Identity theft is the most common […]

Your Smartphone is Killing Your People Skills – How to Stop the Madness

By |2021-01-01T17:02:25+00:00January 1st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

According to a report in The Wall Street Journal, the saturation of smartphones in rich countries, along with increasing prices, and only incremental improvements, have meant plummeting sales of the devices. Although half of the world’s population has a smartphone, increasing concerns about smartphone addiction are driving […]

How the New ‘Lack of Loyalty’ Impacts Your Brand

By |2020-12-24T06:36:48+00:00December 24th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

Brand loyalty.  Historically, customers rewarded consumer product companies with their consistent purchases.  But times have changed.  According to Catalina, a consumer loyalty firm, 90% of the leading household goods brands are losing market share.  Why?  Consumers are not as loyal to brands as they once were because […]

A Long Uncertain Road Ahead as it Relates to Office Re-Openings

By |2020-12-11T05:03:20+00:00December 11th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

New research from The Conference Board tells us that only 59 percent of U.S. organizations that participated in their recent study surveyed employees about their level of readiness and comfort returning to a physical workspace.

Although we all hope to achieve a new normal sooner rather than later, […]

How HR Professionals Can Earn a Seat at the Adult’s Table

By |2020-11-13T06:46:56+00:00November 13th, 2020|Categories: Blog|

In November every year, Americans gather for Thanksgiving, a family ritual where everyone eats, watches U.S. football, and speaks about what they are grateful for.  These gatherings can be quite large, so the adults sit at the dining room table and the children sit at a card […]

Make Yourself a Priority and Watch Your Results Soar

By |2020-11-01T16:17:09+00:00November 1st, 2020|Categories: Blog|

CNN interviewed a young guy who started a junk removal business with a beat-up truck.  Entrepreneur Brian Scudamore now owns four brands with 250 franchises across the United States, Canada and Australia.  Recall 1-800-GOT-JUNK?  That’s him and his 5,000 employees, who will haul in $400 million this […]