Human Resources in Conflict

Human Resources in Conflict If you are in the process of raising kids, you are well aware that your advice means little because, simply, you lack credibility. Yet if a favorite teacher, a coach or their best friend’s mom say the same thing, the wisdom is absorbed and retained until their next favorite influencer comes […]

Continue reading »

3 Quick Ways to Handle Mistakes

If you are a new leader or manager, your team automatically looks up to you and seeks your advice and direction. That’s a double-edged sword. The door of respect is open, but that door can close if you make a wrong move. If you ignore your mistake, deflect or blame someone else, the door can […]

Continue reading »

ESCAPE the Case

Competition Meets Cooperation When your the teams you manage have a chance to interact and have fun on activities (seemingly) unrelated to work, you reap the added benefits of increasing team chemistry and boosting morale and employee engagement. Effective team building programs span the range, from simple trust-building activities to corporate campouts, all on company time. The last […]

Continue reading »

Ways to Shape Employee Behavior

There’s no shortage of tools in the box for managers to help shape employee behavior. Bonuses and incentives, pink slips and reprimands, the carrot and stick: which tool is the most effective for improving job performance? In a Freakonomics podcast episode entitled How to Launch a Behavior Change Revolution, psychologist Danny Kahneman discusses the forces […]

Continue reading »