Sports and work often don’t mix well together. The best example of this may be the Super Bowl.
You can be sure that, other than the inspirational underdog story of someone beating the odds or overcoming insurmountable obstacles, nothing garners more media attention than the fall of a prominent public figure. This is not a critique, but simply a fact of life, particularly in a social media driven society.
Contender or Pretender? It’s a recurring segment in sports media, and a fun talking point amongst fans, where the debate is whether a team is “for real,” particularly early in the season. Read on to see how contender or pretender can be applied to candidates and employees, alike.
“He looked at me and said ‘I hope you get raped!’ That’s the kind of stuff we’d have yelled at us. Even from our fans, once they get drunk, they yell things, and you’re like, ‘Really?’ It’s part of the job. It comes with it. You’re supposed to take it.” —Longtime Dallas Cowboys Cheerleader
I’ve said before on these pages that I don’t do a great job of celebrating our company’s successes. It seems that as we achieve a goal, I immediately look to the next opportunity or focus on a problem area that needs attention when I should be recognizing and congratulating everyone involved in our success.
by Dan Oswald I’ve said before on these pages that I don’t do a great job of celebrating our company’s successes. It seems that as we achieve a goal, I immediately look to the next opportunity or focus on a problem area that needs attention when I should be recognizing and congratulating everyone involved in […]
If you’ve ever donned a headset and been transported to a virtual world, you’ll likely agree that virtual reality (VR) has tremendous potential for various business functions, including recruiting, onboarding, and training.
The final seconds barely had ticked off the clock in this year’s Super Bowl before Denver quarterback Peyton Manning faced questions about his future.
By Lynda Silsbee, Performance Dimensions Group After making back-to-back trips to the Super Bowl the past few years (and winning it once), the 2-time defending NFC Champion Seattle Seahawks fell just short of an epic comeback against the Carolina Panthers in this year’s NFL playoffs. Without question, Seattle has emerged as one of the elite […]
by Lynda Silsbee The success of the Seattle Seahawks can teach business leaders a great deal about leadership, teamwork, and alignment. To demonstrate how, we present an article by Lynda Silsbee, SPHR, founder and principal consultant at Performance Dimensions Group, a boutique consulting group that provides the resources and skills to nurture organizations along the […]