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What Millennial Candidates Really Want

Recent research data points to the fact that “Millennials, who represent three-fourths of active job seekers, will comprise 50% of the workforce by 2020.”  This poses new challenges and raises some questions about the fundamental differences in expectation between Millennials and baby boomers? A research study by Engage2Excel Five Millennials Critique...

Be the Unique Leader You Were Designed to Be

  Yes UNIQUE!  Leaders possess individuality in their talents, skills, values, and styles.  How you blend and apply those characteristics makes you unique.  Be confident – you have the tools needed to be among the best leaders… By Dr. Stephen G. Payne, Chairman Leadership Strategies   You are a leader. ...

Resolutions Every Manager Should Make for 2018

As a way of sharing the goals and objectives for your business, do you want to hold a truly unconventional meeting – one that your employees will not soon forget?  You might want to try something like a “Pajamas and Pancakes Day.” In this scenario, an executive asked everyone in...

Martin Luther King, Jr.

Martin Luther King, Jr.

“Take the first step in faith. You don’t have to see the whole staircase, just take the first step.”

The Future of Workforce Engagement

  What are today’s employees looking for from their employer?  Global research points to their number-one “want”…   Engage2Excel recently sat down with Chief Scientific Officer Jack Wiley, Ph.D., to look at what the future holds for workforce engagement. For nearly 30 years—across all major industries, job types and generational...

Encourage the Flame, Don’t Snuff it Out

Creativity – is an unseen power in people.  Ask yourself, are you a leader who keeps the flame burning or contributes to snuffing it out, thereby diminishing your team’s potential?  

Preparing for Change: 2018 Organizational Development Trends

We all know how critical it is to our industries to anticipate changes and be mindful of evolving trends that might impact our businesses.  Being attuned to these developments enables us to better position ourselves, our employees and our business strategies and priorities. Source: OnPoint Consulting, Darlene DeRosa (November 2017)...

Book Review – MINDSET – The New Psychology of Success

Joelle K Marquis recommends this book and offers this excerpt:   “Many people think of the brain as a mystery.  They don’t know much about intelligence and how it works.  When they do think about what intelligence is, many people believe that a person is born smart, average, or dumb—and stays...

Harvard Business Review – A new role: Leadership Capital Partner

By Dave Ulrich and Justin Allen   LCPs are a relatively new role in the PE industry.  Their focus is on ensuring the right talent, culture and leadership exist in the PE firm, and then they shift that focus to transform their portfolio companies.  Research shows “the time it takes...

Ten Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture

Ten Ways to Actually, Finally Improve Company Culture

By Arianna Huffington, Founder and CEO of Thrive Global Thanks to L.J. Baillargeon, CFO of Elite Comfort Systems, for sharing this blog on connecting culture and the bottom line, as presented by Ms. Huffington.  Her emphasis is on valuing teams and building resilience within the organization, thereby “treating culture as...

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