Blog Posts

The Strategic Advantage Of Viewing Employees As Whole Individuals

In the ever evolving and rapidly changing workplace, the traditional view of employees was as mere cogs in a wheel of productivity, rather than as whole individuals. Throughout my 42 years of management consulting experience, I have maintained a sincere belief in the power of treating employees with dignity, respect, and empathy, leading to more collaborative, motivated, and productive work teams. So, I thought it would be useful to you and your managers for me to write this blog to share the knowledge and insights I acquired through years of engaging with diverse teams and conquering the universal challenges of ...

So Many Employees Have Chronic Health Conditions; So, How Can We Best Support Them?

Today, 133 million Americans live with chronic health conditions, more than ever before. This is nearly half the U.S. population.  By 2030, it is projected that 171 million Americans will suffer from chronic illnesses, significantly impacting their quality of life and capability for success at work.  Given the huge Human Resource implications of these chronic health conditions, I would like to share five key best practices that you can use to help your employees, across all generations, to better manage their overall health and chronic health conditions.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

Burnout In The Workplace And How Human Resources Can Best Manage It

Even the most engaged rockstar employees can experience burnout, which can suddenly and painfully cause disengagement and even physical symptoms.  In March of 2020, Gallup reported that: 76% of employees experience burnout on the job. Human Resources Professionals know full well the level of stress and burnout that exists in their workplaces.  So, I thought it would be helpful to you and your team for me to provide six of the most effective means to prevent employee stress and burnout. If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

How To Leverage Technology To Shape And Improve Your Organization’s Culture

As organizations grow and transform in today’s dynamic and ever-changing economy, it becomes increasingly important to maintain an engaging, collaborative, and positive workplace culture. The good news is that technology can be leveraged as an instrumental tool in managing and enhancing your organization’s culture. I have written this blog to give you and your teams six specific and best-practice means of doing so. To read more, please click the title. ...

Common Misconceptions (And Facts) About AI

Artificial intelligence (AI) is perhaps one of the most talked-about innovations of the last few years. Around the world, innovations like generative AI seek to transform the workplace, education system, and our personal lives. This type of AI has extraordinary potential both in and out of the workplace and is not going anywhere. Therefore, I thought it would be helpful to write a blog detailing the common misconceptions – and facts – about generative AI. If you'd like to read more, please click the title. ...

Seven Proven Ways Of Improving Your Talent Management Strategies

Employee engagement is no doubt one of the most challenging aspects of talent management for most organizations. In fact, recent research shows that only 30% of employees are currently engaged, compared to 36% in 2020. Evidently, traditional talent management is not as effective as it could be, especially since most post-pandemic workplaces have changed both significantly and rapidly. So, how can your talent management improve to stay relevant, up-to-date, and engaging? Here are seven proven best-practice talent management recommendations for how your Human Resources Professionals can improve the employee experience. If you'd like to read more, please click the title....

Navigating A Storm In The C-suite: Best Practice Approaches To Executive Conflict

Conflicts in the C-suite are like violent storms on the horizon—commonplace and inevitable but very manageable with the right strategic approach. Disputes within the C-suite, however, are not just any storm; they are more like Category 5 hurricanes that can erode an organization's productivity, operational efficiency, and profitability. Furthermore, these problems can result in missed business opportunities, financial costs, and mistake-filled decision-making. As such, I thought it would be valuable for you and your team for me to write a blog on how best to address conflict in the C-suite.  If you'd like to read more, please click the title....