Tag Archives: Productivity

The Difference Between Being Busy and Being Productive

  I’m sure you’re too busy for this 4-minute video but humor me for 2-minutes and I’ll give you a very brief synopsis. Many of my corporate clients struggle with…

Engagement at Work Matters

  In 1995, businesses talked about and cared about employee. Twenty years later, businesses talk about and care about employee. Why? Because it matters. In the last twenty years, research has…

More Than 11 Million People Know Their Strengths. Do You?

In fact, as of 11 a.m. this morning exactly 11,042,168 people around the world know their strengths. That is approximately the population of all of the residents in Indiana (6.5…

Great Managers Build a Sense of Belonging

  The decline of the American community is a sad and news worthy topic.  Researchers tell us that Americans are less likely to join groups and have long-lasting friendships today than…

How to Improve Your Bottom Line

  Is your organization bottom line driven? I’d be very surprised if it was not.  But what does that mean and how is it accomplished? When your company’s CEO or…

How to Invest in Your Employees

It’s funny how some of the simplest questions can be the toughest to answer. I was reading a great New York Times article that reminded me of this fact. It’s…

Job Satisfaction – Some Great Tips

Recently I read an article entitled “10 Psychological Keys to Job Satisfaction” and was impressed with the relevance and the succinctness of the piece.  The two points I found most…

Tips for Using Powerful and Positive Language

The words we choose when taking to family, friends, co-workers or our boss impact the people around us and shape our future.  The power of words cannot be underestimated.  Over…

What Now? 3 Tips for New Graduates

The graduation parties have come and gone. The flurry of activities that were initiated in the wee hours of the night while cramming for finals and culminated at the cap…

Rate Your Company’s Culture – Positive, Uncertain or Toxic?

The importance of a positive company culture is well-documented and is finally getting the attention it deserves – from business magazine articles, academic journals, and employees. The culture of a…