When 75% of the people are chanting "I-hate-my-job", we have to acknowledge that there are two common denominators: employees and employers. Let’s look at the latter and see how we can impact the former.
76% of all Americans are not happy in their jobs. Does it lack passion or does it just lack moxie? Margo similarly felt a lack of passion in her marketing job . Then one day something changed.
When you look to the middle of your organization for ideas, everyone prospers. You get fresh ideas and
perspectives, and the people in the middle – your managers – are influenced to contribute those ideas.
How can we fuel initiative in all of our people?
9 Ways to Drive Initiative and Rouse the Remarkable
Isn’t it vital that we set managers up for success instead of failure, that we stop ignoring them, and that we
quench their thirst to contribute and make a difference? 5 ways to help middle leaders win
We empower the need to matter when we recognize that our efforts will make a difference. And the fastest route to making a difference is to innovate.
Mentoring is ripe with opportunity. When we need our people in middle management to become middle leaders, we need to mentor them forward, backwards, and upside down.
Think of your people as your strategic advantage. They can partner with you in success. They can innovate for you. They can be your spokespeople to others in the company and to customers in the community.
Knowing that we are all influenced by behavioral phenomena, we cannot ignore their impact. Instead we must leverage these influences, while taking some lessons from Whole Foods and Pret a Manger.
An organization that creates a structured Mentoring Program is committed to the success of its people. And when people engage in that program, they are committing to their own success.
A mentor may offer a passing bit of advice based on their own change or they may hold your hand through your change. Both are effective, just with different levels of commitment.
Mentoring is a powerful tool because its foundational purpose is to help people triumph. There are seven ways that any organization can employ mentoring to drive its own goals while contributing to its people.
Give an employee a mentor, guide them for a day; teach them how to find one and guide them for a career. Young professionals are always given the advice, “If you want to succeed, you need a mentor.”
Whether you are creating a mentoring program, launching a mentoring initiative, or working on a mentoring culture, mentoring requires three components to be successful: strategy, scalability, and sustainability.
Implementing a corporate mentoring program can be your wildly successful legacy or your administrative nightmare. The difference lies in creating a powerful, employee-inspired, effective program.
In spite of past failures and criticisms, Hilary Clinton is aspiring to be the first woman President. After beating the cancer, Lance Armstrong raced in the Tour de France. That’s moxie. What is Moxie and how can you bounce back to be the next Hilary or Lance?
What’s the secret to getting unstuck and finally making the first move on your new business, career change, product or service launch, closing of a sale, move to a new city? The freedom of a “Do Over!
Discover 8 ways to bolster your moxie, to make this year your most memorable ever.
Have you ever had a friend quit their job to start a business, change careers or sail around> the world and wonder how they got the guts to do that? What do they have that you need?
Why is it that so many of us know so little about life or our ability to make it on our own or the importance of having economic power?
Fortune 500 companies with the highest representation of women in senior positions yield 35% higher return on equity and 34% higher total return to shareholders.
Summer 2005 was a summer that saw many important changes in the United States and abroad that affect women’s economic power. What do these mean for women’s economic power?
Women need to understand that buying the groceries or balancing the household checkbook does not equal the power in investing their money for future gain.
For some, being successful means having a challenging and rewarding career. For others it means having a family and raising children. Many women want to do both, and success means merging of the two.
Being a good negotiator is a great skill both in business and at home. Women especially need to be good negotiators in order to create their own economic power.
Mentors do not just magically appear.. What if instead people hired a professional mentor, a Maven, to guide them in any area of their career, business or life?