5 Reasons Your New Hires Won’t Last

They’re going to leave you. I know. That’s a hard pill to swallow after all the time and money you’ve spent on marketing, recruitment, job fairs, and pens. (Yes, pens. Have you ever seen how many gazillions of branded pens are floating around at a job fair? It’s insane.) But even after that, your new[…]

5 Things We Can Learn about Leadership from Siri

Apple’s virtual assistant Siri was designed to learn and get more sophisticated over time. The evolution in Siri’s capability and the increase in value she brings happen as users build a history with her. Learning through experience…what a great concept! As I used Siri over the past year, I found myself getting frustrated and losing[…]

Five Days to Successful Speaking: Stop Stripping, Start Believing (Guest post by Andy Janning)

If you have a heartbeat, chances are you harbor a fear of speaking in public that outranks death. In the last 25 years, I’ve spoken to groups that could fit comfortably in a Mini Cooper and ones barely contained by the side of a mountain. Those experiences have taught me some valuable lessons about how to present[…]

What I Should Have Said…

So how much of the responsibility for employee development lies with the employee? I don’t recall the specific verbiage that was used, but that was the gist of the question as I remember it. It came in a Q & A session following a talk Andy Janning and I gave about employee development, during which[…]