Tag Archives: employee engagement

Leading in Uncharted Terrains

In this time of economic uncertainty, business leaders often find themselves leading in uncharted terrains.  For many industries, the future is difficult to predict much less survive.  The leadership skills that were important in navigating the development of your business may no longer be relevant […]

Building an Inclusive Business

Today, building an inclusive business environment is a core principle for any leader who wants to create a strong, competitive organization.  An inclusive business provides respect and value for every employee regardless of nationality, race, gender, religion or sexual orientation. Inclusion is the deliberate act […]

Why a Purpose-Driven Organization Matters

Employee happiness can no longer be an afterthought for businesses. A purpose-driven organization has become increasingly important when trying to recruiting talent to work for you. Now, 75 percent of job seekers say that company culture is just as important as salary. Today’s workforce wants […]

Communicating A Clear Business Purpose Boosts Employee Performance

An emotionally stimulating purpose statement is a compelling driver to boost positive employee performance. Articulating a clear business purpose creates a strong advantage to compete in the transforming economic landscape, with tangible bottom line benefits. The organizational purpose is a business’s core reason for being […]

The Need for Civility Among Us

There is a definite need for civility among us.  If you are barely alive, you have been acutely aware of the term, civility, and how no one seems civil to anyone anymore. We see and hear this as we listen to news reports on television, […]

Our Wise Dog Can Help You Build a Great Leadership Culture

Having a great leadership culture translates into having a happy high-performance workforce. We believe that a company is only as good as its people, so having a solid productive culture is important. An underlying component of building a leadership culture is to determine the various […]

Maintaining Clear Thinking at Work

For many employees, today’s work pace is at full throttle.  With looming deadlines, seemingly inpatient clients, and over-scheduled assignment load, today’s workforce can easily become frustrated, fatigued, and experience job burnout.  Additionally, employees consume a barrage of emails, social media messages, news accounts and the […]

Understanding the HR Role in a Small Business

Did you know that the HR role is intertwined in all aspects of your business?  A company’s success relies on the quality of the workforce, and yet many business owners don’t make time to truly understand the role of HR and its value. As we […]

Self-confidence Boosts Workforce Success

Workers whose skill sets match well with the essential duties of the job they hold are more likely to have more self confidence and assurance than those individuals who feel inadequate in handling their job responsibilities. Why does this matter, or why should leaders take […]

How Your Company Culture Affects Your Bottom Line

Building a positive, trusting, high-performance company culture takes time. This culture is the personality that your company projects to the public. Creating such an environment that is sustained over time, takes continual nurturing and planning. Getting to behavioral change requires understanding, open-mindedness and an appreciation […]