Employee Engagement

Personnel Development, a Cornerstone of Your Management Legacy

Posted by on Jul 15, 2014

Personnel Development, a Cornerstone of Your Management Legacy

As managers we can work in the system, and control the risks by coordinating our people as resources within the confines. Or we can choose to add value and impact the value-chain, by creating opportunities for our people. Brian shares why he chose the latter to develop his staff members, and left a legacy, rather than just run a well-oiled process.

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Disruptive Technology Changes: Great Progress or Failed Promise?

Posted by on Jun 17, 2014

Disruptive Technology Changes: Great Progress or Failed Promise?

Rolling out technology related changes is not plug-and-play, neither does it have to be prep-and-pray. How can the ensuing changes resonate with the organization? Allison highlights what and who we need to cater to, beyond just the technology design and process definition.

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Freelancers Part 2: Integrating External Talent (Even During Organizational Change)

Posted by on Jun 10, 2014

Freelancers Part 2: Integrating External Talent (Even During Organizational Change)

What factors promote a mutually positive and productive experience of hiring external talents (i.e. independent contractors)? Are your corporate polices dynamic enough to attract the highly specialized skills of this growing group mobile individuals, while averting the we-versus-them mentality between your permanent staff and them? Karen continues in Part Two, offering insightful guidelines.

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Freelancers: An Underrated Source of Critical Talent to Tap (Even During Organizational Change)

Posted by on Jun 4, 2014

Freelancers: An Underrated Source of Critical Talent to Tap (Even During Organizational Change)

Have you ever wished you had a bigger team to complete a project on time but lack the headcount to hire full-time staff? Have you ever wished you had a staff with the expertise you need but only for your current project? Karen shares why freelancers are an underrated source of critical talent that you should tap on, even during organizational change.

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Bring the Classroom to the Learner

Posted by on May 27, 2014

Bring the Classroom to the Learner

You have no access to instructional designers, little time for offsite training, or even a reduced budget. So, how can you even be effective at developing your workforce? DeAnna presents five practical workplace learning considerations that will improve your workforce capabilities, whether you are sharing knowledge or transferring a skill.

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Promoting Technical Experts to People Managers

Posted by on May 20, 2014

Promoting Technical Experts to People Managers

Any manager's inability to supervise people, lowers morale and cause incomplete work. How certain are you to select the right staff, with the appropriate people-management skill and technical competence, for that managerial position? Peggy offers useful pointers to raise the success of your assessment.

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Motivate Your Employees by Aligning Their Work with Their Personal Values

Posted by on Apr 29, 2014

Motivate Your Employees by Aligning Their Work with Their Personal Values

Values impact beyond our private lives. What happens when our jobs require us to exhibit behaviors that directly contradict with our inner values? You have the power to minimize those negative feelings of stress, anxiety and low energy. Use Swati's suggestions to help your employees effectively deal with situations of value conflict.

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R.E.S.PE.C.T, Find out what it means to me

Posted by on Apr 22, 2014

R.E.S.PE.C.T, Find out what it means to me

For many of us, our careers are a cornerstone of our lives, as we invested deeply in the success of the enterprise. Don't remain an organization that fails to engage the needs or values of the employees? Brian offers a good dose of common sense, focused on R.E.S.PE.C.T as the core enabler of your dedicated member’s needs and values.

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Applying Collective Impact to Lead Successful Change

Posted by on Apr 8, 2014

Applying Collective Impact to Lead Successful Change

How would you solve this dilemma: rally and gel a diverse mix of new comers and company veterans, each with distinct needs they are trying address? Sandra introduces 5 key conditions for Collective Impact, where the individuals' needs and values shape a common agenda.

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What Real Change Leaders Know: There’s No “I” in TEAM, But There is a ME

Posted by on Apr 1, 2014

What Real Change Leaders Know: There’s No “I” in TEAM, But There is a ME

We all go to work to have some of our personal needs met. This holds true even in teamwork. How can we build a team of committed and passionate individuals whose personal needs coincide with the team's goals? Sandra shows you how the Gallup Engagement (12 questions) relates to your members' needs and values. Use them in your team conversations.

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