THE GREAT RESIGNATION WAKE-UP CALL: WHAT IT TEACHES ABOUT KEEPING VALUABLE TALENT

The significant rate of people exiting stage left from their work is one of many challenges we have faced during our Covid times. It is a wake-up call to all…

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HUMAN CAPITAL MANAGEMENT: IS YOUR BUSINESS READY FOR WHAT’S AHEAD?

For those of us in management today, it is clear our duties of care are expanding. We are accountable to address challenges that pose existential threats to not only our…

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WHY “BRING YOUR WHOLE AUTHENTIC SELF TO WORK” IS SO YESTERDAY

Typically, executives and HR leaders in companies conscientiously work to create organizational cultures in which people are comfortable being themselves. We set policies and practices and conduct employee surveys to…

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HOW TO ENCOURAGE CRAETIVE FLOW IN ALL EMPLOYEES

Improving creative flow within an organization is both energizing for employees and beneficial for innovation and overall performance. Fortunately, too, it is not an expensive or strenuous goal to reach!…

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IS YOUR COMPANY CULTURE INCLUSIVE? DON’T GUESS OR ASSUME USE THE INCLUSION INDEX® TO FIND OUT

Diversity and inclusion are nouns, yet these words are spring-loaded for action within corporate boards and executive suites today. Around the globe, governments, regulators, stakeholders and shareholders are exploring what…

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LEADING IN TIMES OF CHANGE: DO YOU HAVE THE RIGHT STUFF?

Consider these real scenes in managing during the COVID period: “I have a 70 year old employee who has worked here for 30 years. She’s capable and hard-working. She’s refusing…

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RETURNING TO WORK: HOW BEST TO REINTEGRATE YOUR EMPLOYEES AND TEAMS

As the daughter of a teacher of English, I learned that words matter. What they mean and how to use them makes a difference. I also like playing with words,…

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THE BURGEONING WOMEN’S ECONOMY: THE SIZE OF THINGS TO COME

It’s time to pay serious attention to women’s wallets and wants. Referred to as the “SheEconomy” in some circles, womens’ influence rapidly continues to grow.  Consider their growing purchasing power:…

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DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION: WHY INCLUSION SHOULD BE THE FOCUS

Most companies today earnestly encourage diversity in their workplaces. Professionals evaluate and refine policies, practices and talent sourcing to create diverse work communities. Whether for principle-based or regulatory-based reasons, the…

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LEADERSHIP: CREATING CULTURES THAT WORK

Peter Drucker is known for his warning “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.”  Understanding this, any company team that disconnects strategy and culture puts its success at risk. Organizational culture is…

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