Insights

Traditional Performance Evaluations Don’t Work

by | May 15, 2018 | Catalytic Coaching

Gary Markle is here to explain why traditional performance evaluations don’t cut it anymore. He’ll also let you in on six best practices for implementing a Catalytic Coaching system.

Performance Evaluations and Poop

Five tips to break the stinky habit once and for all
Complaints about performance evaluations are nothing new. Employees think the process is demeaning. Managers and supervisors find them burdensome and ineffective. Lawyers tell us the forms work against us in court. Here are five tips for transforming to a future-focused, employee-centric coaching mindset.

Five Ways to Honor the Employee Iceberg

How to see the “human” in human resources
When you hire employees, they bring with them their families, health, financial challenges, hobbies and even their pets. When you neglect “the worker” and everything that’s part of their identity, you hit the employee iceberg. Here are five times for treating people as three-dimensional human beings.

Beyond Pulse Surveys: True workplace connection

by | April 9, 2018 | Energage Connect, Pulse Survey

It’s time to adopt a more comprehensive, integrated approach to connecting with your employees and building your organization’s culture. We’ll show you how.

Using Technology to Support a Winning Culture

And in today’s world, the best workplace culture wins

Clued-in organizational leaders know business strategy alone isn’t enough to succeed in today’s world. They know that if their workplace culture isn’t strong — and if their people aren’t aligned and engaged — even the most brilliant plan is dead on arrival.

Culture change is hard. Smart leaders already know this. And chances are, you’ve experienced leadership trying to turn a company around, only to face resistance as the organization digs its heels. But culture technology is about to change everything.

Unleash Your Superpowers at Work

Start wearing a cape around the office and you’ll probably draw a few stares. Fortunately, there are other ways to show off your superpowers at work. Here’s how: Know your superpowers Tell me about your superpowers. It’s one of my favorite interview questions. Understand what those are. Take off your humility hat for a minute […]

Employee Turnover: Is Your Top Talent Headed for the Door?

by | March 20, 2018 | Retention

Create an early warning system — before it’s too late Organizations spend considerable sums on their IT infrastructure. When there’s a software glitch or a server malfunctions, someone in IT is alerted immediately. The problem gets fixed, and you’re back in business. But what happens when there’s a disruption with employees? Maybe a high-potential is stressed […]

You Can’t Hide a Bad Workplace Culture: Some recent examples of #CultureShaming

Today oppressive policies, workplace harassment, misbehaved executives will be exposed overnight by employees on social media and amplified by an eager media.

Moving Beyond the Pulse Survey

by | March 15, 2018 | Energage Connect, Pulse Survey

Pulse surveys are a quick way to capture employee opinions and gauge employee engagement. And there’s nothing wrong with that. But it’s time to expect more.

How Do You Motivate Millennials?

by | March 1, 2018 | Catalytic Coaching

If you want to motivate millennials, stop relying on generational stereotypes. Instead, motivate them by engaging with them as individuals. You’ll find the entire organization performs on a higher plane when people are energized and engaged on a personal level.