Build a Better Foundation for Employee Engagement in 2021

“Life is messy. Unless we are equipped to navigate that messiness, it is easy to get consumed by it. And that doesn’t bode well for doing our best at work (or anywhere else).” - Jason Lauritsen

Employee Engagement Is About To Get Much More Difficult

Employee engagement is at an all-time high while 30 million Americans are out of work. What’s that about? F1000 corporate executive and start-up CEO Jason Lauritsen shares his analysis.

Can Your Team Recover from Workplace Drama?

Heather Bussing asks, “Can a workplace recover from discrimination or harassment or whistleblower drama?” It seems that second chances are never evenly distributed and resentments have a long half-life. What can HR do?

Meet Shepherd’s Result Triangle

On October 8, 2020, in Heather Bussing, Leadership, Learning, by Heather Bussing
“Until people and companies get clear on what they are afraid of, it’s impossible to make a really good decision. The Result Triangle is a great tool to change that. ” - Heather Bussing

Employee Engagement Is About To Get (A Lot) More Challenging

“Gallups recent engagement trends data is such a head-scratcher. According to their most recent data, employee engagement is at an all-time high. You read that right. All-time high. - Jason Lauritsen

Is your Leadership Style Pandemic Proof?

On September 9, 2020, in Coronavirus Pandemic and Work, Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, Editorial Advisory Board, Leadership, by Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic
Will certain types of leaders rise to the occasion of the coronavirus pandemic while others stumble or fall? Learn more from Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic, author of 10 books and 150+ scientific papers on the psychology of talent, leadership, innovation, and AI.

Chasing Purpose

On August 31, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Purpose is about things beyond you - both things to be achieved and people to be developed. However, we have to recognize that life can be hard, right?  We can’t always be our best selves.” - Dr. Todd Dewett

Moral Leadership in the Pandemic Age

“Modern HR displays a voracious appetite for the latest and shiniest leadership competencies, regularly updating corporate leadership models to incorporate current trends. Sadly, this rarely includes an appropriate discussion of the ethical or moral elements of leadership, unless when it is visibly lacking.” - Dr. Tomas Chamorro-Premuzic and Dave Winsborough

Is Terminating an Employee a Good Thing?

“Making an employment change is a big deal. It’s hard, even when it’s voluntary, because we have so much of our identities wrapped up in what we do.” - Heather Bussing

Get Real, Show Your Ink

On July 23, 2020, in Dr. Todd Dewett, Editorial Advisory Board, HRExaminer, Leadership, by Dr. Todd Dewett
“Only when they see you as human and real will they be open to you as a genuine leader, and not merely a person occupying a position above them. Show your ink.” - Dr. Todd Dewett