Death By Corporate Speak 😳

Word to the wise… if you’re a leader who’s trying to move an idea, project or corporate initiative forward stay far away from “corporate speak”. Seriously, there needs to be a book called “Death by Corporate Speak”. Regardless of the effort, the only way to get anyone to want to help you is by using … Continue reading Death By Corporate Speak 😳

The Boomerang Effect

What you put into the world comes right back to you in strength. Be kind to your team and colleagues and they will be kind to you. Show respect and they will respect you. The Universe runs on a system of equal exchange. If you want engagement, performance, appreciation or loyalty from others, you must … Continue reading The Boomerang Effect

What Zoos Can Teach Us About Employee Performance

I walked into a client's office yesterday optimistic and full of life. A great nights sleep, healthy breakfast and ahead of schedule. I was ready to conquer the day. I sat down in my office disguised as a cubicle and jumped right in. Then an unexpected turn of events happened.  After my first meeting I … Continue reading What Zoos Can Teach Us About Employee Performance

3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

Published By: David Fralinger                                                   Have a nagging suspicion your employees are a bit disillusioned? Disenchanted? Just plain bored? They may be suffering from acute employee disengagement, and they’re not alone. In fact, recent Gallup polling has identified an estimated 30 percent or less of the US workforce as actively engaged in their work—a dismal reality … Continue reading 3 Ways to Increase Employee Engagement

How to Make Love in the Boardroom

People are looking everywhere for ways to feel valued and appreciated. We want to be surrounded by other people who are mindful of our needs in a way that says, “I hear you.” We want to be in the presence of other people who joyfully give us the freedom to be authentic and walk in … Continue reading How to Make Love in the Boardroom

14 Tips for New Leaders (pass it on)

All too often new leaders are thrown to the wolves and expected to survive with nothing more than a quick go get em' sentiment from the powers that be. Then about six-months (or 10 -years) later someone in HR says, "We should probably send you to a workshop on leadership." And the leader is now … Continue reading 14 Tips for New Leaders (pass it on)

7-Ways to Live Like Robin Hood; Life Never Felt So Good

It's amazing to me how far our world has come, yet how similar our behaviors are to those societies from hundreds of years ago. In fact, in business our behaviors haven't changed much at all. People with "lesser power" still bow down to "royalty" in fear of consequence or simply because "that's just how it … Continue reading 7-Ways to Live Like Robin Hood; Life Never Felt So Good