Focus on the B Players!

Idea for the Day: Focus on your B players. Companies reward A players and punish C players, ignoring the backbone of their workforce the B players. Research indicates 83% of employees worldwide describe themselves as disengaged at their job. That number is probably their B players, not everyone wants to be in the spotlight but […]

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Industrial vs. Knowledge Revolution.

My idea worth spreading: I had two very different conversations yesterday with senior leaders in the same company. One indicated that standard practices insured we did things the way we have always done it to prevent problems from happening. The other described a situation where following the rules created disengagement with an employee. In the […]

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Welcome to the Disengaged.

I read an article, there are just as many jobs as unemployed, but companies can’t fill their positions. Are the unemployed disengaged? We are definitely seeing it from the employed. OfficeVibe reports that 51% of workers are looking to leave their current job and only 13% of employees worldwide feel engaged at work, that is […]

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Five of my Favorite Books of 2017.

Never stop learning! I reached 73 books for the year. I have read autobiographies, #leadership books and half a dozen on creating & giving a GRT #TED talk. I have recently recommended several books to people struggling with issues and wanted to share some favorites by specific targeted area. 1. Leadership: Triggers by Dr. Marshall […]

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Unleash the Rebels!

Many companies still operate under the Industrial Revolution model of a hierarchal management structure. The military has done the same but times are a changing even in the US Army. The US Army has realized that insurgents don’t follow a battle plan and that a plan doesn’t survive the enemy of today. The solution they […]

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Standing up to the Bully!

Workplace rudeness is on the rise. Georgetown professor Christine Porath has spent twenty years studying what happens when employees feel disrespected — and it’s not good for business. In a recent poll, 66% of disrespected workers said their performance declined, and 78% said they were less committed to the organization. Bad workplace behavior appears to […]

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There are two types of people in the world. Those that cling to the status quo or those that are open minded about learning how to be better. Are you ready for something new?