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 Communication Strategies That Bring BIG Cooperation

Every day, in every organization, large change initiatives are being launched, each one requiring the cooperation of its employees to be successful. Unfortunately, research shows that approximately 70% of these change initiatives fail — an average that holds up in countless analyses across different industries, time frames and geographies. So what differentiates the 30% of change initiatives that succeed? There …