The Value of Meaningful Work

  Meaning and meaningful work are not common words in the workplace lexicon. Unfortunately management practices have carefully neutered such needs in a diligent pursuit of efficiency, cost-cutting, and scalability of operations.   Viewing work as an extension of one’s passion is the shift management must grasp   Don’t get me wrong the above items […] Read moreRead More»

What Happened to Jim? The Cost of Low Morale.

  My neighbor Jim is quitting. When Jim took his current job a few years ago, his morale was sky-high. He came in earlier and stayed later than anyone on his team, in order to make a good impression but also because he was eager to deliver extraordinary results. At lunchtime, he made a habit […] Read moreRead More»

A Better Way to Work Together

We are most familiar with treating employees as if they can split their personal from their professional life when coming to work. At its root is an inherently dehumanizing belief that employees can turn off the influences of one on the other.   Certainly employees’ financial struggles or ailing family member shouldn’t influence work performance. […] Read moreRead More»

Best Practices for Enterprise Social Media Management

For those executives who thought or still think that social is a fad, it’s time to reevaluate your thinking. Our very own Ted Coine is featured in a Slideshare focusing on what organizations can do to succeed in being social. For the executive, senior manager or even middle-manager reluctant to find ways to scale social […] Read moreRead More»

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