Why (and how!) local government staff should tell their stories on social media.
Posts Tagged: employee
It takes a great leader to keep a team moving in the right direction, motivated to do better and work as a cohesive unit. But, it's not just about the leader alone. How leadership is demonstrated and communicated greatly impacts the level of engagement employees will show. Regardless of the level of skills a person... Read more »
The expression of gratitude should be said sincerely and from the heart, it should verbally specify the action/achievement, and if possible, explain how it influences or makes a difference to you.
Ever felt like your boss’s expectations were unrealistic? Or your employee wasn’t doing what you asked? Didn’t like a colleague’s approach? If you’ve worked long enough, you’ve probably encountered conflicts like these on the job. Even the slightest conflicts can hurt productivity at work in ways small and large. As the Vice President for Leadership... Read more »
What’s the primary source of frustration for you in your organization? If you’re like many, the inability to move people towards a certain goal ranks high on your list. Interpersonal relationships can be tough. If only everyone saw it your way. The reality, of course, is that this is a two way street. Their inability... Read more »
As the summer begins its march to fall, we’re all getting back in the game, and if history is any indication, projects will soon begin to multiply. Which means hiring will be on the upswing, as well. As we all know, hiring is an expensive and extensive process. In fact, by the time you’ve advertised... Read more »
Seriously..Can we? There’s certainly no shortage of global issues these days. In every news story I hear or read, one of the things that strikes me is the lack of communication between the parties. Issues between two or more parties will always exist. We have different ways of looking at the same issue, different ways... Read more »
“Hey Sisyphus. That’s some rock you’re pushing up the hill!” Don’t you just feel like that some days? Pushing a rock up hill, hoping it doesn’t roll back down on you? Just to clarify, in the original myth, Sisyphus was condemned for eternity to push a boulder up the hill and having it roll down,... Read more »
Ready for your performance evaluation? Nothing stirs up the stomach like knowing it’s time to find out how you measure up at work. In some organizations, 360 degree evaluations are popular, while many of us receive monthly, quarterly, or yearly evaluations directly from our supervisors. Then there are those impromptu, informal evaluations where a supervisor,... Read more »
On the April, 2014 Rolling Stone magazine cover, Julia Louis-Dreyfus sported a tattoo of the Constitution, but with the wrong signatories at the bottom. How many editorial eyes saw that cover from conception to publication? How was it not noticed? Have we forgotten the past, thinking it’s irrelevant; moving too quickly, our eyes on the... Read more »