No Surprises Allowed!

No Surprises Allowed!

  • April 29, 2012

You sit down with an employee for their annual performance review and there are two ways it can go: The employee is SHOCKED to hear your thoughts on how they are performing. Good or bad, they had no idea and…

It Begins With Conception!

It Begins with Conception!

  • April 6, 2012

Many business leaders ask me how to solve retention problems.  They want a silver bullet of solutions that brings about immediate loyalty and hard work from employees.  I believe it is possible to achieve loyalty and employee commitment, but there…

Managing Your Grumpy Days!

Managing Your Grumpy Days!

  • February 8, 2012

Lately, all the managers of the Employment Programs in BC have been on my mind. I have been wondering how you are doing, how you are taking care of yourself and how you have been managing all the extra demands…

Taking Recognition To The Next Level

Taking Recognition to the Next Level

  • September 25, 2011

In my previous post, I discussed ways to develop a Culture of Recognition and thanks to everyone for reading!  I am a firm believer in developing an organizational culture that focuses on acknowledging people's contributions and, as Jim Kouzes and…

Resilient Organizations? What Does That Look Like?

Resilient Organizations? What does that look like?

  • September 14, 2011

Recently, the concept of resiliency has come up in my life a number of times, in a variety of different situations, so it appears that this is something I am supposed to pay attention to!  So what is resiliency?  There…