Recently the American Business Journals brought together 10,000 women, mentors and mentees, across 40 U.S. cities, to participate in ten, 8-minute, rapid-fire sessions. In conversations with one mentee, I found myself clarifying the difference between “mentoring” and “coaching.” The distinction is important.
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.
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.