In Marty Petty’s highly successful career – which has included roles as publisher at the prestigious St. Petersburg Times (now Tampa Bay Times) and Hartford Courant newspapers – she’s seen the value of taking risks.
No one likes to have them. But difficult conversations are a part of doing business — especially when you’re a manager or business owner.
Read the Business Observer article by Beth Luberecki .
Let this number sink in for a minute: 658 million. That’s how many vacation days American workers left unused last year.
For the first time, there are five generations in the workforce. And with these different generations working side-by-side, there are new challenges with communication and employee engagement.
Many companies have long had a habit of promoting people for excellent performance measured by business metrics. Yet once they are promoted, many don’t perform well. The reason: a lack of strategic capacity.
Successful employee engagement only happens when employees feel their work has meaning and is fulfilling.
Poor office habits and stress are negatively impacting our health and how we make decisions.
Most of a manager's time is spent focusing on underperforming staff.
To increase employee engagement, leadership needs to demonstrate its values.