LEADERSHIP DEVELOPMENT TIP: Ask One Question

My dad is a big believer in the value of leadership development and executive coaching. He, like a lot of folks, took the stuff he learned during coaching home (my brother and I may or may not have been as enthusiastic about this spillover as he was….). A lot of things he learned stuck, but one thing… one question, actually… really stuck with him: …

What Mistake Do Companies Not Even Know They’re Making? *New Research*

It’s no surprise that staffing is good for companies. Also no surprise that a company’s investment in training/developing their workforce is a good sign. We know that separately, staffing and training are linked with performance gains… but do companies investment in staffing and training simultaneously mean anything? Are companies that heavily invest in recruiting AND training really any better off than …

Fire Anyone With A Bad Attitude

A friend recently sent me a link to a reddit discussion board with the following heading:  “Managers of reddit, how do you handle a staff that is overwhelmingly negative? (self.AskReddit)  submitted 1 year ago  I am a new manager in an organization in Baltimore, and these people make me want to jump out of my window. Superbowl or not, these people are …