managing change

Three Key Tips for Managing Change as a New CEO

When a new CEO takes the helm, a certain number of doors and windows for managing change will open, for a limited amount of time, and then shut again. These are opportunities to change the status quo, move in a new direction, or even change the culture. So as a CEO, how do you make the most of this fleeting opportunity? Here are some tips…. Read More»

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How to Avoid Creating a Negative Culture of Cynicism and Sabotage

It’s no surprise that when senior executives perceive employee apathy and read that three-quarters of their people are looking for new jobs, despite $700 million spent on engagement, they become cynics. Some may even begin to suspect that employees claim to be disengaged just so they can get new perks, but, as we’ve said, engagement works. The key to success is knowing what engagement is, how it differs from satisfaction, and how to cultivate it on an organization-wide scale. Let’s take a look at the first two issues…. Read More»


Small Gestures Create Big Results When Relocating Employees

Moving is stressful and can limit the production capabilities of your workers. Assisting with housing, transportation, and culture shifts can make relocating employees easier, and get them back up to pre-move productivity faster. In fact, with a few small gestures, it’s possible they may even exceed their previous productivity levels. Here are some ideas on how to take an employee from Connecticut to the Corporate Offices without reducing the quality of their work…. Read More»

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Two Characteristics of a Successful Change Agent

In today’s workplace, being a change agent is crucial or soon your organization will become a fossilized relic. Merely staying the course is not enough. Change is only going to get faster as time progresses. Don’t believe me? Look at your job description. I bet if it’s over one year old it’s outdated. You will have to reinvent yourself several times over the next five years…. Read More»


Leadership That Triggers Employee Success Right Before Your Eyes!

Culture is a by-product of leadership. However, the challenge is for local leadership to believe in, and embrace emotionally intelligent leadership as a style, and not as a soft skill. It can’t be turned on, and turned off when the mood suits you. It needs to be lived and practiced each day, but the good news is that it’s not hard…. Read More»

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