There’s a New Q in Town: AQ. Curious?

By |2021-10-21T16:51:56+00:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

IQ and EQ are familiar concepts to most people, but there’s a new Q in town: AQ – otherwise known as Adaptability Quotient. According to scientists, it’s becoming the X-factor for career success and can be developed over time.

Adaptability is defined as the quality of being able […]

Employee Recognition is Easy if You Follow These Steps

By |2021-10-21T16:49:43+00:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

People ask me all the time, “What is the No. 1 thing managers can do to catapult employee engagement?”  My response?  “Recognition is the jet fuel behind employee engagement.”

However, one of the biggest mistakes organizations make is they expect managers to do certain things to be a good […]

Jeff Bezos on How to Have an Efficient Meeting

By |2021-10-21T16:46:52+00:00October 21st, 2021|Categories: Blog|

We’ve all been there. The dreaded meeting that lacks a diligent start and stop time, leader, agenda, organization, and outcomes. Layer on top of that the fact that you may be on Zoom for the tenth time today and it can be downright unbearable. It’s more than […]

Avoid These Rules: They Cause People to Quit

By |2021-09-23T17:56:07+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

I read an article by Travis Bradberry, co-author of the best-selling book, Emotional Intelligence 2.0, in which he lays out common mistakes that organizations make that cause good people to quit.

While some rules are necessary, some are not. According to Bradberry, rules tend to exist to halt […]

Do This Every Day to Recreate Positive Vacation Vibes

By |2021-09-23T17:54:13+00:00September 23rd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

Many people are wrapping up vacations this week and heading back to work for one of the busiest periods for organizations: Q4. Although you may think that your post-vacation vibes will carry you through the end of 2021, they won’t. Two-thirds of respondents to a 2018 American […]

Why You Must Hang on to Your Average Achievers With Your Life

By |2021-09-02T17:15:56+00:00September 2nd, 2021|Categories: Blog|

I read a fascinating article on the Ladders $100K+ Club website, which states that the employees you should worry about losing are the average ones – the large group of ‘middle’ employees, or Average Achievers. Most work groups consist of a handful of high performers, many […]

Did You Make the Right Career Choice? Most Say, “No”

By |2021-08-26T16:54:37+00:00August 26th, 2021|Categories: Blog|

A MSN.com poll asked the question, “Would you choose the same career if you could do it over again?”  Believe it or not, 70 percent of respondents said, “No.” As someone who lives, eats, and breathes employee engagement, I can’t help but wonder what impact this has […]

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