Intrinsic motivation at work comes from the understanding that our contributions are valued by leadership. In this white paper, Leadership Unplugged, we explore how the pure expression of acoustic music, i.e., without amplification, speaks to the clarity and impact of executives using their own voices to acknowledge – and respect – employee contributions.
The beauty and story behind the creation of the Tokyo 2020 Olympic medals reminded me of the significance and symbolism of the bronze-silver-gold triad in athletic competitions. Just a thought: apply the same symbolism for excellence and winning at work. For example, where there are corporate-wide excellence standards at your company, set bronze-silver-gold performance qualification metrics. If […]
In a sports context, in our battle against this dangerous virus it feels like half-time. In our imaginary locker room, planning for the second half, we recognize that the coaches are principals from government, health organizations and hospitals. The players are nurses, doctors and first responders. Across the arena in the visitor’s locker room there […]
Each year, companies large and small vie to be named as a Best Place to Work by various media outlets including Inc., Forbes, local Business Journals, industry trade papers and regional publications. What do these companies share?
Peter Drucker is considered to be one of the greatest thought leaders on business management. Decades before the term “soft-skills” was in vogue, Drucker espoused the critical human qualities of management and leadership.
Having a corporate reward and recognition program can benefit your company. Successful companies and corporate leaders have long known that praise and recognition are essential to an outstanding workplace. From a corporate leadership standpoint, the benefits of a comprehensive and well-executed reward and recognition program are irrefutable.
What does it mean if we say an organization has soul at work? It has been at least 25 years since I read the story … yet still resonates these many years later.
What is your favorite perk at work? Free food? A gym? On-site dry cleaning? Childcare? In our opinion, there are three core needs at work. Read more to discover what we think keeps top talent.
Esprit de corps: a feeling of pride, fellowship, and common loyalty shared by the members of a particular group. Did you ever stop to think about who coined that term?
In most families, the heads of the household provide sustenance and a roof-over-their-heads while the children are tasked with their chores and education. There are family parallels to business vis-à-vis corporate leadership and followers who have tasks to perform.