Want to improve the productivity of your organization?

Productivity. It is important for organizations that people are truly productive. Productivity is also important to most people as they want to add value and they want to know that they are contributing to something worthwhile. Unfortunately, there are some barriers to good people producing well – and it is not the employee that is… Read More

Leadership at the intersection of three authors

“In total, workplace environments in the United States may be responsible for 120 thousand excess deaths per year – which would make workplaces the fifth leading cause of death – and account for about $180 billion in additional health-care expenditures. approximately 8 percent of total health care spending.” Jeffrey Pfeffer, Ph. D. | Pfeffer, J.… Read More

Think before overreacting – this doesn't have to lead to layoffs

During this time we must be prudent, but as leaders, we cannot panic and overreact and hurt those we lead. This is a time for compassion. In this Harvard Business Review article – “The Coronavirus Crisis Doesn’t Have to Lead to Layoffs” they make the following statement: “To be sure, a cost-cutting reflex is understandable.… Read More

Gen X, an introduction

The last two Fridays we have explored the Silent Generation and the Baby Boomers. This week, we are taking a look at Gen X, those born between 1965 and1980. Also known as the X’ers, the MTV Generation, Baby Busters, and my personal favorite Thirteeners. Gen X is also referred to as a lost generation, sandwiched… Read More