Organizations are overwhelmingly familiar with setting goals. Leaders set yearly ones, they’re created for specific projects, and they can be short or long term. They’re also applied to new employees, stand-out ones, and to those that need a little boost. They can even be SMART (specific, measurable, achievable, realistic, and timely). While setting goals is proven to be a major factor in accomplishing them, many organizations fall short of achieving them because they are trying to do too many things at once. Continue reading Start 2021 in a 90-Day World
Sure, our workforce has always faced interruptions in times of economic changes, technology trends, or automation but 2020 accelerated impacts to the world of work as we know it. Continue reading The Truth About 2021 Skills Gaps
The pandemic and economic crisis have brought about incredible change in such a short amount of time, affecting workplaces worldwide. For employers, new and evolving challenges result in a high need to constantly adapt to these dynamic trends. Continue reading Grow Your Own Workforce
Managers and human resources departments across the nation are swamped as organizations and businesses are beginning to reopen in phases as we enter our new norm. Even though we are still very much in a crisis, we (slowly, but surely) must begin to move forward. Continue reading It’s Time to Rethink Professional Development
The current state of the country involves a careful approach to be mindful of people’s feelings, situations, circumstances, beliefs, and overall well-being. Leaders–now more than ever–need to have a full understanding of emotional intelligence in order to appropriately and effectively support their staff during these difficult times. Continue reading Understanding the Importance of Emotional Intelligence
As we navigate through life in its current state, we must remain adaptable. Adaptability is a key trait in conquering the fear of the unknown and it is also a skill that is hard sought-after in leadership roles. Employers see this as a desirable skill because adaptable people are more communicative, more motivated, and less discouraged when faced with situations that require change. These leaders can assess environments and processes and then communicate, motivate, and lead their team to the best possible outcome for their situation. Continue reading Adapting Through Communication
Strong leaders are developed in a variety of ways. When they are being coached into leadership, they would rather follow the actions over the words of their mentor. When you’re in a leadership role and you are creating new leaders, it is important to be of service to them and hold yourself accountable for their success. Continue reading Leading and Creating Leaders
How you prepare now will impact the future because when the dust settles, we want you to be prepared for the change that is on its way.
Social distancing seems eerily similar to social media, doesn’t it? They both require staying out of personal and close contact and resorting to an alternative means of communication. While social media and other electronic means of communication may have its advantages/disadvantages on humans and social relationships, in these current and strange times, it seems that the electronic means of communication is keeping many of us together while we have to remain apart.
Company leaders are the glue that makes employees stick around. If you feel like you’re interviewing and hiring every other month due to employees constantly walking away, you may be lacking stickiness within your organization. Continue reading What Does It Take to Have a Sticky Culture?