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The Upside of Maintaining a Healthy Work-Life Balance

January 28, 2016
Freeimages.com/Armin Hanisch

Increases in employee engagement and performance occur through the aligning of the organization’s culture and mission (Katzenbach, Steffen, & Kronley, 2012). This arrangement creates synergies that positively reinforce the firm’s cultural values, beliefs, and behaviors. A …

Developing professional personal KPIs (Key Performance Indicators)

January 24, 2016
Freeimages.com /Mark Barner

KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) can be used for companies, departments, and individuals. At the person level, KPIs are valuable tools in both professional and personal aspects of life. In the past, I have discussed KPIs …

Two Leadership Styles in Action

January 18, 2016
Freeimages.com/Alek von Felkerzam

Recently, I read a couple of examples of excellent leadership styles, and I took some time to think about the benefits of the style and how they overcame resistance to change. I believe that leaders …

A Solution’s Implementation May Be Its Key to Success

January 16, 2016
FreeImages.com/Alvaro Prieto

In my last post, I discussed a theoretical debate that I had with a friend. This person is an attorney and has some very strong beliefs regarding the importance of protecting his corporate clients. We …