We Kill Leaders…

We Kill Leaders…

If your business is down- blame the boss? HR pros talk a lot about employee engagement and alignment. Management talks about revenue growth, market share, profitability and customer satisfaction.  Just from these two sentences you can see these are two ships passing...
OMG! Coaching Doesn’t Work?

OMG! Coaching Doesn’t Work?

Are you shocked I said it!  Well, think how I felt when I got a call from an operations director and her opening statement was “Coaching doesn’t work!  I’ve tried coaching my ops manager for six weeks and her performance still hasn’t improved.”  We continued to talk...
A Plus Perfection

A Plus Perfection

Gosh! Can you believe it?  It’s August and that means we’re nearly three quarters of the way through 2016.  So how are you doing on those business goals? When I was the head of HR, it was a strategic imperative to hire people with A- personalities. You know them. ...