human resources

As a leader with ambition one thing you will being doing a lot of in your career is dealing with transition: being promoted into new roles with greater responsibility and similarly promoting star performers who report to you into new roles. When you consider that...

One of the first questions I get asked by entrepreneurs, CEOs, and executives interested in mentoring and coaching is, "what's the difference between them?" Coaching is a process in which a coach asks a series of cascading questions (sometimes referred to as Socratic Method), to help the...

[read time: 2 mins] One of the biggest challenges in corporate culture is finding ways to effectively measure and gauge the strength of your culture. Over the past decade companies have used various survey methodologies in an attempt to uncover the truth about their cultures with...

[read time: less than 1 minute] I received an email today from a CEO the other day asking me, "Do you have any good references / literature on 'how to make people care'? I'm having some employee challenges." I thought I would share my response with you: "Three ways: 1)...

One of the challenges to goal planning is understanding how your goals will affect the quality of your life. Many people (including me in the past) set goals that led to outcomes they don't want. By planning your goals around your core values you set...

[youtube=http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=rrkrvAUbU9Y] Thank you to Mirjana Galovic for this! ...

[caption id="attachment_746" align="alignright" width="219" caption="Click to enlarge"][/caption] One of the mistakes I see consistently in organizations trying to create or manage change is thinking that through theoretical understanding somehow people will manage to change either a behaviour or a system. The challenge is that when we...