The 5-Minute Leadership Action that Boosts Team Productivity

What Every Leader Must Share in order to Inspire and Increase Employee Performance

A research study by Wharton Professor Adam Grant demonstrates how giving your team the gift of “task significance” and meaning effectively boosts their productivity and motivation. You can do this simply by explaining how and why their work is important.

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The One Thing Every Leader Can Give to Retain and Develop Your Best Employees

This is the Costly Mistake Executives Make by Not Mentoring Future Leaders

Senior executives are often too busy to mentor their future leaders. This turns out to be a missed opportunity to retain and develop top performers. It can be done in less time and more cost effectively than most executives ever realize.

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The Magic and Simplicity of Collaboration

The Easy Way to Get Your Employees to Collaborate

Leaders often spend their time trying to get their team to work together. Forcing them to collaborate is rarely very effective and only works temporarily. Instead, encourage them to proactively work together with a ‘workplace exchange’ of activities; and watch their productivity and morale take off.

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This Counterintuitive Work Strategy Boosts Productivity Over 20%

You Can Spare 15 Minutes a Day For the Habit That Will Make Your Team More Productive

Leaders can quickly increase their team’s productivity by introducing a new habit to help them work more effectively. This seems counterintuitive, but if you and your team stop working 15-minutes before you walk out the office door or log off your computer and reflect on what you learned, you can boost productivity over 20 percent.

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How to Stop Wasting Money on Employee Retention

How to Never Waste Money Again on Employee Retention

When you lose one of the best people on your team, it can damage your team’s productivity, and it often means more work for you. It’s even worse when you aren’t equipped with the budget to retain them. The good news today is that some of the easiest and best ways to keep your best team members doesn’t involve throwing money at the problem.

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The Most Effective Way to Recognize Your Best Employees

How to Give Your Employees the Recognition They Deserve (Without Spending Too Much Money)

Most leaders give employee recognition based on what they “think” their team wants. Instead of wasting resources on ineffective recognition strategies… just ask.

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Don’t Let Your Star Employees Quit. You’ll Lose More Than You Think

The Hidden Damage Left Behind from Employee Who Quit

When employee turnover escalates, leaders often focus on controlling direct costs like rehiring and retraining. However, they miss a more insidious cost that’s even bigger. When a job sits open it damages team productivity. The good news is that the impact can be mitigated, and your team can even come out stronger.

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The One Word that Keeps Your Top Talent from Quitting (Video)

Disrupt HR Charleston

Disrupt HR is an idea exchange designed to energize, inform, and empower business leaders. Enjoy my 5-minute presentation.

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A Simple Plan to Promote Your Employees — Even When There’s No Room

How to Promote Your Employees--Even When There's No Room

Leaders often lose great talent because there’s no promotion available. However there is a way to promote your top talent when there’s not a position without creating a log jam at the top or having payrolls swell. The key is to insert more steps for advancement within the career tracks you already have.

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What Michelangelo Can Teach You About Work

The Michelangelo Method of Writing a Job Description

Job descriptions are often written according to the needs of the team, the boss, and the organization. What if you had an opportunity to write your own job description that’s beneficial for you as well as your organization? Let’s get some inspiration from history and learn about the Michelangelo method of transforming your job description.

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