I’ve been looking for indicators of an emerging trend in employee retention issues, and a couple of recent studies reported in Workforce Management and The Wall Street Journal are putting it on the radar screen.
I believe that we will see a rapidly accelerating crisis emerging in 2010 around employee retention. What’s underlying this?
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I’ve talked with a number of people about creating a values-based company, and became convinced that this would help me to create the kind of company that I will be proud of.
Often a company’s “values” or “mission statement” look like they were created by a committee, and end up losing their impact. More importantly, you see a significant difference between the stated values and how people really behave. You get the impression that it’s mostly a marketing exercise.
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I had a chance to attend a fantastic workshop this morning, led by the incomparable Gus Lee. Never heard of him? He’s a leader in challenging people to find and develop a core of character in their lives.
Continue reading The crisis of character
People ask me why I would use the word “possibilities” as the core message of my company. Sounds lovely, but is it all that important? Absolutely!
It’s a total shift in mindset. Traditionally, we look to solve problems. In order to do that, we have to define the core issue, use the boundaries of that issue to [...]