Category: Blog

Millennial Engagement in the Workplace

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Millennials have a reputation for job-hopping and a recent Gallup report supports that conclusion Twenty-one percent of millennials say they’ve changed jobs within the last year, which is more than three times the number of non-millennials reporting the same statistic. The cost for millennial turnover is estimated by Gallup to cost the U.S. economy $30.5 billion…more

Wiring and an ‘Open Door Policy’

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Open Door Policy and Human Wiring Most of us pride ourselves on our “Open Door Policy.” We appreciate and solicit input from everybody in the organization. Let’s reflect for a minute on how our wiring might affect us in the execution of this policy, focusing specifically on the C drive. Low C drive profiles accept…more

War Stories | That was predictable!

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Honesty Test for Prospective Employees Some employers give tests to try to predict an employee’s future behavior. A company I once worked for gave an “honesty test” to all of its prospective employees. The test asked the applicants to assume that they were following an armored truck down the road. Stopping at a light, the…more

Understanding Low C/High C Work Styles

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Everybody gets things done! Everyone can do multiple types of work So what is the real difference between Low C and High C work styles? It’s all in the brain. The wiring for the brain of a Low C profile is such that the individual does not have to button down one thing before moving onto the…more

What Keeps You Up at Night?

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Coaching Tips for Success at Work Human Resources Executive recently released survey results of the three biggest HR challenges that organizations face today. At the top of the list: Ensuring employees remain engaged and productive – 33.1% Attracting and retaining diverse talent – 30% Only 2% of those surveyed rated employee morale and engagement extremely…more

War Stories | All the signs weren’t there

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Sign Language – Don’t Lie on Resume I reviewed several resumes for an open admin position when I noticed one candidate listed a qualification: “Fluent in American Sign Language.” Although it had no relevance to the job, it caught my attention as I had taken several courses in ASL many years earlier. ASL is a very…more

Highly Effective Team or Free-for-All?

| Natural Wiring

Highly Effective Team or Free-for-All? You Choose. Leadership teams function best when team members disagree, dispute, and deviate with one another.   Leadership teams can also fall apart when members disagree, dispute, and deviate.   So, how can both team scenarios work together? In this article we discuss how listening to and understanding opposing viewpoints is facilitated…more

How to Develop a High Performing Workforce from Any Talent Pool

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Two of the most expensive words any business owner can say are: “You’re fired.” Donald Trump made a fortune using these words, and he turned firing people into entertainment. But, in the real world, losing an employee disrupts the company’s stability and erodes its competitive edge. In this article, we will introduce you to a…more