Tag Archives: Office Dynamics

Are You Playing To Your Strengths?

Focusing on our own strengths is what, in fact, makes us strong. – Simon Sinek A recent story in the Gallup Business Journal revealed that only twenty percent of U.S. Workers think that their jobs use their strengths. It said, … Continue reading

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Four Ruts That Will Sink Your Leadership

Years ago when the western U.S. was being settled, roads were often just wagon tracks. These rough trails posed serious problems for those who journeyed them. On one of these winding paths was posted a sign which read: ”Avoid this … Continue reading

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Breaking Up Is Hard To Do

“Don’t take your love away from me Don’t you leave me in misery If you go then  I’ll be blue Cause breaking up is hard to do   Neil Sedaka   The song by Neil Sedaka was first recorded in … Continue reading

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Recognition: The Fuel of Employee Engagement

Don’t worry when you are not recognized, but rather strive to be worthy of recognition. – Abraham Lincoln A story is told of the great Italian Renaissance artist Michelangelo who happened to overhear a group of people admiring his Pieta, … Continue reading

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Why Do the Good Ones Leave?

If your actions inspire others to dream more, learn more, do and become more, you are a leader. – John Quincy Adams How is the organizational culture where you work? How is morale? Depending on the day and when asked, … Continue reading

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Empowerment or Endangerment: How Your Leadership Makes the Difference

The people’s capacity to achieve is determined by the leader’s ability to empower – John Maxwell Most leaders I know like to believe that they are making a difference in their organization. Ask most and they will affirm that they … Continue reading

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Talk It Up: Three Conversations That Can Strengthen Your Company Culture

Making good decisions is a crucial skill at every level – Peter Drucker  Writing for Talent Management and HR (http://bit.ly/1KWCe2t), John Hollon cites a survey concerning the state of employee engagement. Among his finding that employers need to pay attention … Continue reading

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