Posts tagged Employee Engagement
Calling All CEO’s – What’s in your Toolkit?

Coaching is a must-have management skill. It begins with interactions at the executive level. Top companies invest in teaching their leaders how to be coaches. The investment reaps rewards throughout the organization.

In my consulting work, I often start meetings by asking about a recent success: “tell me a story about a coworker doing something great this week. Tell me a story about an employee living up to your core values.”

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3 Key Management Practices Stand Above the Rest in These Changing Times

Prominent CEOs are standing up against racism, and the country is taking notice. This was the start of a blog that our CEO, Kirsti Tcherkoyan, wrote in September of 2017.   This message is still important, but in the age of #MeToo, and tumultuous political times, employees are speaking out against inappropriate behavior in a public display for everyone to see.   Leaders need to be vigilant, more than any other time in our history, about the culture they are creating.

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Calling all CEO’s: Building Trust and Courage Inside Your Organization

Trust and courage intertwine, Gabriela Buich tells me. In her business coaching she builds on personal truth and human interaction, getting to the root causes of defensive behavior and making small changes that improve performance. People are what accelerate business, after all – and just as you’d optimize machinery or a workflow process, you can optimize how people think, behave and interact.

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Looking Forward to Performance Conversations: An Insights Success Story

One of Insights’s clients, Kids’ Country, effused they finally look forward to performance conversations. Insights is a progressive performance management platform that brings company conversations to life while everyone in the organization feels connected to the overall mission.

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Good People, Strong Values and the Power of Ownership

I love what Lester Thornhill is doing as CEO of Life’s Abundance, a rapidly growing premium wellness company with focus on consumable products for families, including pets. Our own business is focused on transparency and connection to core values, and we love to tell stories of companies that are doing those things well.

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Calling All CEOs: A Case Study in Transparency

Posted on the walls of their Dubai offices, the consulting and training firm Biz Group, hangs decorative signs that say, “Supporting People’s Personal Growth,” “Believe in Your Dreams,” and “Then Make It Happen.” With interactive art spaces and an open-minded culture of transparency and curiosity, employees are vigorously encouraged to dream, think big, support each other’s visions, and celebrate the successes in their personal lives.

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