Why is Engagement still an Issue? Revisiting our blog “Survey Says … U.S. Businesses Fail at Employee Engagement”

I take the results of public opinion surveys with a grain of salt; polls can be skewed in any number of ways — how the questions are worded, who’s asked to participate, when the surveys are taken, etc… Healthy skepticism is essential for today’s information consumer. But back in 2013, Gallup’s survey about employee engagement [...]

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Is it time to re-evaluate your leadership development offerings?

It’s not easy being a leader in today’s world, especially as employees’ expectations of their own managers and company leaders continue to increase. Good leaders are expected to listen, enable opportunity and be role models and exceptional coaches. And, because employees expect a lot from their leaders, they lose trust and respect when those expectations [...]


Building a Culture of Accountability in Healthcare

In my last two blogs, I discussed the importance of developing the business acumen of healthcare staff and ensuring clear and consistent strategic alignment of the workforce related to business goals, marketplace realities and key initiatives. While it’s critical for senior leaders to focus on these initiatives, the over-arching goal for these leaders is to [...]

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Does your organization have a High-Performance Training Culture?

“It takes 10,000 hours of practice to be an expert.” This doesn’t mean you stop at 10k. Successful athletes consistently practice every aspect of their sport; there is never an end to practice. The more practice, the better the performance. The same is true for business leaders and employees. If you don’t practice effective leading [...]


Update Your Training With Technology

Your employee training can be as addictive as Angry Birds or Candy Crush. All you have to do is use technology. Think about it. Technology is an addictive and useful tool—if you used it in training simulations, your audience would connect better and faster to lessons while retaining the information like muscle memory. Simply sitting [...]