Four steps to employee engagement

Four steps to employee engagement

More than half of the people who leave their jobs do so because of their boss, according to the smart people at Gallup. Sure, employee engagement (emotional commitment to the organization and its goals) matters, too. Who is responsible for 70% of an employee’s...
Harnessing the hidden power of guilt

Harnessing the hidden power of guilt

Are you one of those habitually guilty individuals who always worries you aren’t doing enough? Don’t feel too bad. It turns out that that little gnawing feeling in your gut may just make you a better employee and an effective leader. In “Defend Your...
Choose your big rocks

Choose your big rocks

The classic Stephen Covey story goes like this: In the middle of a seminar on time management, recalls Covey in his book First Things First, the lecturer said, “Okay, it’s time for a quiz.” Reaching under the table, he pulled out a wide-mouthed...