Do you know what your team’s real motivators are?

Do you know what your team’s real motivators are?

John was a great contributor to his software firm. He was the leading salesperson and was constantly adding new ideas to the organization to do with product issues, ways to connect with customers and value-added services.  He’s always been a driver so, as is often the...
Questions a Great Candidate Should Be Asking

Questions a Great Candidate Should Be Asking

Once the interview has passed through the initial screening process, both parties become aware of a connection. They like each other, feel that there might be a match, and the interview moves from an interrogation of the candidate to one of selling the Company and its...
Are the Right People On My Bus?

Are the Right People On My Bus?

If you’re like, me, you’ve been watching the recent ‘outing’ of sexual harassment cases of major celebrities and executives with, I’m sure, some very personal thoughts. Whether this is a tipping point of the relationship between the sexes I’m not sure, but clearly...
Leadership and Communication Go Hand-in-Hand

Leadership and Communication Go Hand-in-Hand

Many leaders think they’re doing a terrific job of communicating with their teams, but leaders fall short in all sorts of ways, as shown in the graph below from “The Top Complaint’s from Employees About Their Leaders” survey. In my role as facilitator between company...