Tag: culture


Should We Have Worker Representation on Boards?

It’s long been a perception in some circles that the corporate fat cats don’t have the best interests of the working man (or woman) in mind. But, what if that group of fat cats included those workers? That is, in essence, what Massachusetts Senator Elizabeth Warren has been proposing.


Why You Should Develop and Promote Strengths Training

Too often, we focus on skills that employees lack and what they’re not very good at and where they need to improve. But we hardly ever focus on what they’re already good at and how we can help them become even better at what they’re already good at doing. And this is a major error […]


The Risks of a Lack of Ownership

In a previous post, we talked about the concept of ownership in the workplace. This could apply to having ownership over a specific project or initiative or, more generally, having ownership over a team or department. 


How to Develop a More Agile Workforce

Today’s business environment is extremely dynamic. Not only are new technologies rapidly shifting what is possible in terms of product and service offerings and modes of delivery, but an increasingly global economy means that new competitors can emerge from any corner of the globe. Add to that the fact that consumer tastes and preferences are […]