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Three Keys to Employee Retention: Engagement, Passion, and Trust

Early in my career, I found myself disliking a job I’d previously enjoyed. I did some career testing and found that both the job and the work that came with

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Message from Julie

Message from Julie The COVID-19 pandemic and everything that surrounds it brings to mind advice that my friend and colleague Rebecca Liston often gives, “acknowledge the suckage”. Meaning we need

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Is Your Company Still Operating in Survival Mode?

  I am part of a business book club. At one of our recent meetings, another reader revealed that she works for a high-profile startup that wasn’t providing any career

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How Teamwork Affects Turnover

What would you do if half your team was about to quit? That happened to a healthcare organization based in Ohio. Half their leadership team was ready to leave, but

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Leading Up: Creating Buy-In for HR Initiatives

A friend and I were recently preparing for a presentation by writing out conflict scenarios to show effective and ineffective ways to handle conflict. One particular scenario was between a

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Setting A Rhythm of Accountability

In our previous post, we talked about getting your team’s commitment to change and overcoming their resistance to it. But getting everyone’s commitment it is not enough, you must also

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Why Too Many Priorities Is Hurting Performance

How many priorities is your team currently focusing on?   10?   20?   30?   50?   More?   The Problem with Too Many Priorities The problem with too

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3 Ways Leaders Can Create A High Performance Culture That Drives Results

When trying to define organizational culture, I often think about a quote from one of our late Supreme Court Justices about pornography: “I can’t define it but I know it

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