Ditch the 360 Feedback and do it face-to-face
If you were truly interested to know how you are perceived by your peers, why not just ask them? I know what you’re thinking: but people won’t tell me the truth… Perfect – you’ve already got your first crucial bit of insight. If this is the case, there’s work to do to make your peers/colleagues feel […]Learn more
The Recruiting Litmus Test: Are your people recruiting their top talent connections?
They say birds of a feather flock together. This is true of our friends and especially professional peers who are often a reflection of us. Chances are, your top team members know other hardworking, talented people with a similar mindset as them. This is why having your team members endorse your company and recruit great […]Learn more
Connection is not with the company, it’s with the people at the company.
When people talk about creating company engagement – what are they specifically referring to? Is it with the physical office space? Maybe, if you are one of the tech companies that have invested heavily into campus wonderlands. Perhaps it’s with the brand and what the company does in the world. That’s definitely important and meaningful […]Learn more
Three myths about employee-ownership
The notion of an employee-owned company brings up a lot of both excitement and confusion. Let’s fix that! By giving employees shares, they will automatically begin thinking like owners. → Ownership is a mentality – it is learned and taught. Very few employees have it because they are not taught how to think and see […]Learn more
The imaginary separation between work and home
Even before working from home became our new normal, the idea that there was a separation between our experience at work and at home was wishful thinking. While stoic managers may demand leaving work problems at work and home issues at the dining table, the reality is quite different. What this really means is: repress […]Learn more
First Time Managers and YPO CEOs Have THIS in Common
When you have an idea you are excited about or a very difficult challenge to navigate, do you have someone (or a trusted group) with whom you can share your ideas without holding back? Have you noticed how much different ideas or challenges sound when you can share it with someone who is a good listener […]Learn more