The coronavirus has challenged our basic assumptions and the way we move through our lives. It is something rarely seen in the medical community. Its incubation period may make us unknowing carriers who unintentionally inflict harm on others. It is a frightening reality with global implications. In addition to these health concerns, the coronavirus has … Continue reading During a Pandemic, Be Curious and Ask Fearlessly
Attention all HR practitioners! You are in the ideal position to create fundamental, transformational change in your organization! You can be the catalyst for bringing the human back into human resources! The question is: will you? Organizational leaders far too often treat human resources as the bastard child (or at least the distant cousin) in … Continue reading Why Should HR Care About Burnout?
Vision. Mission. Values. Culture. These are fundamental tools in the creation of a resilient, supportive environment that engages its workers. If you’ve never attempted to create any of these inspirational intangible organizational assets, you’re in for a treat – plus a lot of frustration and (often) confusion. Creating these motivational beacons to guide employees through … Continue reading The One-Word Vision for Focus and Resiliency
(This is part 1 in a 5-part series on why change initiatives fail.) Throughout the years, researchers have discovered that 70% of organizational change initiatives fail. One of the primary reasons cited is the ambiguity associated with making "change." Qualitative metrics are often ignored. Aligning the outcomes with economic realities are often over-emphasized. Human fears … Continue reading Why Change Initiatives Fail: Position Power vs. Network Power
According to findings in the 2017 Edelman Trust Barometer, 63% of employees DO NOT trust their organizational leaders. In 2018, EY's global study on trust in the workplace found that less than half of respondents had a "great deal of trust" in their employers, boss, or colleagues. Is this lack of trust something that should keep organizational … Continue reading Building a Culture of Trust: The 10 Crucial Elements to Sustain Trust in the Workplace