Over the past 12 years of my career, I have ruined vacations for nearly an entire generation of my employees. Like it or not, as leaders, people watch, and emulate, what we do. To say the least, my vacation habits have not been the best example. A Journey to Self Awareness Three years ago, my…
We were just over two months away from wrapping up our best year ever. Momentum was strong. Morale was high. And, the team I had worked so hard to fashion was humming in high performance mode. And then the shoe dropped. In late October one of my senior executives was recruited away, enticed by the…
Finding talent was a hot topic at Brainstorm Tech, and this is what I shared with my team at 3Pillar when I returned.
Here’s the best employee transition I’ve seen and one that makes me proud to be CEO of 3Pillar.
Where DO the great ideas in an organization come from? I’ve found that they come from a certain kind of approach.
We often see asking “Why” as a way to craft long-term strategies, but here’s why you should use “Why” to build your short-term tactics and make better employees too.
You don’t have more respect because your paycheck is larger. You have to trust and have a good enough relationship to be content and happy with what you’re paid. If you’re not, it’s time to move on.
There are two types of employees: those who thrive within a positive work culture that promotes work-life integration and those who will die within that culture. Which type are you? Can you live the integrated life well?
Pride and ego get in the way of good business all the time. The best leaders and employees typically give credit to others. They are the ones who are continuously pointing out others’ successes. They’re the people touting the accomplishments of their peers and proclaiming the hard work of those around them. They are more than willing to…
It’s great to offer your employees something off-the-charts awesome. The danger, though, is that your employees may not appreciate the value of what you’re giving them.