Take Action! (Especially when you don’t feel like it)

Feelings can be overrated and are even your enemy at times. I recently came back from a trip where I had been delivering a series of full day workshops and then doing my “day job” in the hotel room in the evening – many of …

What I wish my boss knew – Leverage my strengths!

Here’s confirmation of what most of us already know if we are paying attention – Gallup researchers studying human behavior and the impact of leveraging people’s strengths have discovered that building on employees’ strengths is a more effective approach to creating high performing teams than …

What I wish my boss knew – Recognition

Make employee recognition a habit this year so your best employees stay and marginal or underperformers feel inspired and are motivated to try harder. The triggers that motivate people to achieve are unique for everyone. Many would say it is money; however more employees claim …