Leadership

Can Your Company “Blow” an Interview?

Posted by on May 6, 2014

Can Your Company “Blow” an Interview?

People determine the performance capacity of the organization. Ever lost a great candidate for an important position to a competitive offer? Additionally, hiring the wrong person can prove catastrophic. Just what derails the recruitment process? RGBA offers five insights for you, as an employer, to achieve the most positive recruiting outcomes, and even improve an already good process.

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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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Engagement: A Top-down Approach

Posted by on Mar 25, 2014

Engagement: A Top-down Approach

Engagement has been debated within companies for the past decade. What contributes to disengagement? How is engagement different to motivation? Karen shares why building an engaged workforce is the leader's responsibility, and what leaders can do to build and sustain engagement among workers.

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Retaining Talent in Times of Change: Why Money Isn’t Always the Answer

Posted by on Mar 18, 2014

Retaining Talent in Times of Change: Why Money Isn’t Always the Answer

What would you offer to retain your top talents? If you think better bonuses and benefits, think again! Peggy highlights a string of articles and research that illuminated the greater importance of non-financial motivators. Read how she would motivate her staff by building and strengthening their organizational identity, emotional attachment and sense of duty.

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Warming Up to Motivation During Change

Posted by on Mar 12, 2014

Warming Up to Motivation During Change

We are all capable of going a little faster, higher, stronger, better. But what are the facets that influence our motivation to achieve more? Allison contrasts the traditional understanding of motivation with new research on neurosciences. Move beyond "Just do it", adopt these steps that would impact the social factors to increase motivation for your team.

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Leaders, We are a Critical and Guiding Source of Motivation

Posted by on Mar 5, 2014

Leaders, We are a Critical and Guiding Source of Motivation

As a leader, how can you effectively motivate your members to arrive at difficult destinations and attain unimaginable heights? Don't rely on administrative tools behind a desk. Steve underlines key techniques to engage, focus and value those entrusted to your leadership – seize the opportunity to let them know you are with them!

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A Common Sense Approach to Performance Appraisals

Posted by on Feb 25, 2014

A Common Sense Approach to Performance Appraisals

You don't have to be a rookie or go through the school of hard knocks at writing performance appraisals. For appraisals to be truly effective, the recipient must understand it, respect it and be motivated to take the steps to improve. Brian offers his list of best practices for you to write effective appraisals as a leader, using a good dose of common sense.

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