Bad Bosses Are Expensive! How to Fix the Problem Part 2

May 19, 2014 | Posted in Employee Retention, Leadership | By

According to a 2012 Gallup poll, 60 percent of government employees hated their job. The reason wasn’t pay or benefits – it was their bosses.  Not convinced? A Harvard Business Review report confirmed that good pay and benefits were almost


Get On The Same Page—Four Tips for Aligning Employee Goals

May 18, 2014 | Posted in Leadership, Wisdom Perspective | By

You’ve got to have a plan. Would you build an addition to your house without a blueprint? Of course not! Would you embark on a cross country trip without a basic understanding of timelines, finances, and landmarks? Unless you’re a


Are You Discovering Hidden Gems? Uncovering Your Secret Leaders

May 17, 2014 | Posted in Leadership, Wisdom Perspective | By

The NFL Draft took place this past week. For those who don’t follow the game, the 32 teams in the league take turns picking former college players, securing their rights with the hopes they’ll improve their squads. In total more


Are You A Jerk Boss? – Part 1

May 9, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

What’s your management style? Would you say you adhere to a tough love method? Do you believe in the idea proffered by Ilana Yurkiewicz that many bosses think, “harshness creates competence?” You might be a jerk. If you are a


Kick Stress to the Curb! Channel the Negative into Positive Change

April 22, 2014 | Posted in Uncategorized | By

Chade-Meng Tan, author of Search Inside Yourself: The Unexpected Path to Achieving Success, Happiness (and World Peace), is Google’s official Jolly Good Fellow. Believe it or not, that’s his official job title. As he says on his website, his job