In the early days of a company and throughout the life of small businesses, a single person or handful of employees might find themselves doing virtually everything, from production to marketing to accounting and compliance.
As if HR professionals and recruiters didn’t have enough to worry about this year, new survey findings show that roughly 64% of workers plan on leaving their current positions in 2020 and cite a “lack of being heard” as the main reason.
It’s true that the best companies derive value from all levels of their organization. At the same time, there’s no denying that good leaders are essential to any company. Although we might feel like some people are simply natural leaders, there is actually a fairly big industry revolving around leadership development.
Your employees are demanding effective leaders. Are you able to provide this for them? If not, you’ll lose top talent to employers that do—and ultimately, your bottom line will be negatively impacted, as well.
As a southerner raised in Alabama, a “come to Jesus” meeting is the equivalent of a root canal: something you might truly need but would much rather avoid.
If you want to stay competitive in an increasingly competitive market, McKinsey found that “growth trumps all.”
It’s often easy for companies and their leadership to be so caught up in the day-to-day challenges of running the organization that they overlook long-term planning—and we’re not just talking about annual, 5-year, or even 10-year plans. Even companies that are thinking long term are often thinking long term through the lens of their existing […]
How would your employees rate their leaders? A recent survey of 1,000 full-time employees in the United States sought to understand precisely how employees feel about their boss in a very detailed way. The report, called the “The Boss Barometer Report US 2019,” was created by Kimble Applications. I recently had an opportunity to go […]
A recent study found something very surprising: Nearly half of employees do not know their coworkers’ names. There are many excuses for this, including that some employees work remotely or in a different location or you work with so many people that you couldn’t possibly know them all. But what about that one guy? You […]
A fresh look from outsiders brought inside can aid the transformation into a change-oriented and even change-driven culture. The challenge is finding those outside change agents. The reality is that they are everywhere! The largest pool of talent is the army of experienced business professionals who have earned their executive MBAs (EMBAs). The knowledge they have gained through their EMBA courses makes them invaluable leaders. Here’s why you should hire them.