Time management

Using Data to Build Employee Engagement

The data about employee engagement is impressive — and it’s not good. According to Gallup, approximately 70% of the American workforce is disengaged. The costs to the US economy range between $450 to $550 billion annually. It’s commonsense that dispirited and overworked employees are not productive. The question becomes how do we improve employee engagement?…

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Don’t be Late! Seriously, don’t be.

Of all the things that we’re willing to waste, I think for most of us, time is near the bottom of the list. So why do we waste other people’s time? Recently, I waited outside for a fellow professional – for 20 minutes. When she arrived, she muttered a half-hearted apology. Wow, after 20 minutes…

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Leadership: Which way are we going?

Leaders are in the transportation business.  They guide a team through a journey from here to there.  There will be detours and obstacles along the way, of course, but the guide keeps the group moving forward – sometimes blazing the trail from the front and sometimes coaxing from behind.  The guide knows the area and…

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