Tag Archives: productivity

Informed or In the Dark?

Communication is often pointed to as the one area of organizational functioning that, if improved, will dramatically elevate trust levels and overall performance.  Why is this? Fundamentally, it is about respect and discretionary effort.  Most employees are eager to do … Continue reading

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Three Rs of doing more with less

The first months of a new year is an opportune time to cultivate and harness new energy – out with the old, in with the new!  It is a natural time to recalibrate.  It is the right time to zero … Continue reading

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Miserable at work?

If you are feeling miserable at work or feel your job is ruining your life, you may be experiencing subtle bullying.  Bullies indulge in covert methods that take a heavy toll on an organization and its employees.  You may feel … Continue reading

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Fast Forward to Safety

My most viewed post in recent weeks has been the Career Safety Net.  This no doubt reflects feelings of insecurity in an uncertain economic climate which, at the same time, is quickly fueling a shift in labour market behaviour. This … Continue reading

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Effective Management of Self

Effective management of self does not rely on a technique or a tool.  It is derived from the ability to decide actions through the lens of importance and not urgency. This has evolved from the evolution of three generations of … Continue reading

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Engagement and Wellness

Employee engagement and wellness tend to go together, resulting in higher states of involvement and productivity.   A work environment that fosters employee development and relationship building is a key contributor to higher levels of productivity.  This is especially evident when an … Continue reading

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Reciprocity

Leaders spend their time navigating and negotiating the corporate cascade of performance targets along with the employee need for involvement, motivation and engagement.  At the same time, employees’ precious resources,  skills, discretionary effort, and network of relationships are more critical  … Continue reading

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