Millennials & Beyond: Developing Your High-Potential Employees For A Post Covid Reality

Millennials might be the high-potential employees your organization needs to move forward following the Pandemic. It's time to stop fighting it and prepare for it instead. There was a point where I questioned if there are any advantages to being a Millennial in today’s world. Stereotypes portrayed them as entitled, lazy, and idealistic. But You need to understand one thing - YOU NEED THEM! The next generation of high-potential employees Despite that, Millennials, Gen-Y, Gen-X, and soon enough, Gen-Z will be running your companies and organizations…

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7 Steps To Leading in A Crisis: Don’t Be an Ass

To some, this entire year feels like a storm of bad news. As a leader, you're leading in a crisis and during unprecedented times. Naturally, world events might get to you. But are you taking this out on your team? They deserve better than you being an ass. I have been blogging about leadership for a few years now. I draw the subject matter from my observations of other leaders, the questions readers and clients ask, and from my own experiences and mistakes. To protect the…

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Recognition & Corrective Action: How Do You Measure Up?

A client once told me her supervisor had asked if she needed anything to help her accomplish her job. She said, “No, but every once in awhile it would be nice to hear thank you and receive a little recognition for doing good work.” Her supervisor told her, “We don’t say ‘thank you’ or ‘good job’ because it demotivates staff and makes them complacent.” Really? I worked with some of the most hard-nosed soldiers the Canadian Army ever produced. When they gave you an “attaboy,” it…

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