Process

Here’s a short litmus test for every person charged with managing others.   Take the time to answer each of the following questions. No, instead of simply scanning it and saying, “that’s interesting…” – really take a shot at honestly responding.   Most so-called “leaders” can’t – or won’t....

“I have to go now,” my friend said, “It’s survey season.”   “Excuse me?” I answered. “What does that mean exactly?”   “Survey season. You know, the annual “How do you feel about your company questionnaire…I have to get mine in by close of business today.”   “Well, that’s important….”   There was a...

Somewhere today a valued company employee, identified by senior leadership as a “coming star” will voluntarily walk away.  Disenchanted – disengaged – disenfranchised.   In another organization, a series of new hires – ideally prized in the interview process – will fail to make the grade. They...