talent strategy

Lean In With Lipstick

Benefits of Diverse Leadership Teams There is no longer any question that diverse leadership teams offer tremendous business benefits. Among other things, women add stronger interpersonal skills, the ability to multitask and get things done, as well as a service mentality. Companies with more female executives and directors perform better and tend to be more…

Become Simply Irresistible, Make Your Company the One They Want

Empowered Employees and Core Values Becoming a great company is an achievement to be proud of. Going a step beyond that to uniquely “irresistible” status is the rarest of rare in companies. Think Zappos, Red Frog, and Southwest Airlines. What they and a handful of other companies have in common is empowering employees to provide…

Overcome Low Engagement

Assessing Employee Engagement Productivity, morale, customer service, and retention levels rise with increasing employee engagement. Far from a trendy buzzword, engagement is a crucial business strategy that saves money and generates revenue throughout your business. Tools like surveys and assessments help you measure levels of engagement, which can then inform your training and development programs…

Engagement, Retention and Performance Reviews

Employees Don’t Fit Neatly into Algorithms: So Let’s Rethink Performance Reviews It’s well past time to ditch traditional performance reviews. Evaluations of your people should reflect your organization’s unique culture and the individual you are reviewing. Forget the negative reviews based on flaws and “opportunities for improvement” in favor of continuous feedback. Far beyond measuring…

Talent as Key Business Strategy

Monkeys, Geese, Cans and Talent Strategy Every organization competes for the kind of people who ask “why not?” instead of “why?” because they are the curious innovators who can grow your business.  Attracting them requires that you develop a talent strategy based on today’s desired workplace environment—one that offers things like flexibility, possibility, challenge, professional…
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