What do employees want these days? Growth and education

When I’m coaching executives, I always ask them the same question. “How can your company grow if your people don’t?” The most effective leaders always understand what I’m getting at. So they actively invest in the growth and education of their people. The least effective leaders look at me, somewhat stunned because they never gave that question any attention. I had …

3 little-known keys to a better life and a more fulfilling career

Back in the 80’s Nike was struggling in its attempt to grab a bigger share of the North American domestic sport-shoe business. Then they launched their “Just Do It” campaign, which catapulted their market share from 18% to 43% between 1988 and 1998 and their sales from $877 million to $9.2 billion. The “Just Do It” campaign was a huge success because …