I was recently on a phone call with a client who is in the middle of an overwhelming amount of day-to-day work and trying to balance that with a focus on accomplishing a significant strategic initiative. In the phone call, my client said, “They aren’t big, but we are making small incremental changes, and we’ll […]
The New Employee Value Proposition-It’s Not (only) About the MoneyFor every successful for-profit business, there are three essential value propositions: Pre-COVID, new employee expectations were emerging and the EVP was shifting. Instead of simply putting in the work in exchange for a strong salary, good benefits and an annual review, employees at all levels were seeking greater development, work/life integration, ongoing performance conversations, less […]
“Out of sight, out of mind.” It’s a cliché saying that we’ve all heard, but it is so true. In this current age of multiple tasks, activities, and priorities constantly vying for our attention, anything or anyone who is not “on the list” may not draw our eye. The same applies to people and relationships. […]
Do you remember the first office you worked in? If you were like me, the office was one of the considerations for where you would work. Where was it located? What was it like? Were there offices/cubes? How did it feel? I still remember walking into the elevator after one of my office interviews and […]
If you lead, you lead change. Period. And your leadership makes a difference. In fact, the data shows that leadership makes the biggest difference when it comes to change. Prosci, a global research firm with the largest body of change management data, has found that: The #1 contributor to successful change is active and visible sponsorship from leaders. […]
According to Dictionary.com, the definition of agility is “the power of moving quickly and easily; nimbleness; or the ability to think and draw conclusions quickly; intellectual acuity ” Having agility is often associated with physical movements such as dance, sports, or working out, and having it is frequently highlighted as a great asset. As the second piece of the […]
Because I have spent my entire career in professional services, it is not often that clients or connections associate me with agriculture or farming. However, it is someone from this industry, a humble farmer named Tom, who has had the greatest impact on my career.