Do the right thing

October 24, 2022

Divisive Leadership is Easy

If you’re in a position of power or influence, it’s easy to gain followers who agree with what you say. But what if someone doesn’t agree? In organizations where the leader is consciously or unconsciously addicted to power and largely motivated by self-interest, those who disagree find themselves outside of the inner circle. Although they […]

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September 22, 2022

Have you decided to “quietly quit”?

An article about quiet quitting was recently the most read story all week at the Wall Street Journal website. Wanting to know more, I watched Michael Smirconish interview Paige West, a former engineering consultant who left the corporate world and has many YouTube videos on the subject. In this interview, she is clear that the […]

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September 1, 2022

Are You Being Watched?

When Covid 19 required employees to work from home, companies (some very reluctantly) had to comply. At that time, I learned that productivity software was “flying off the shelves”. If the software is needed to measure productivity, then we might as well dispense with leadership. The first thing that’s wrong with this approach is the […]

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August 19, 2022

A Persuasive Case for Flexibility

Just about everyone finds the need to persuade action from another on almost a daily basis. Yet, often within companies, the front line to middle management are more reserved in promoting change if it hasn’t come from the senior executives. Everything about business is changing and team members and leaders should take heart in following […]

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May 11, 2022

5 Reasons Your Hiring Strategies Are Outdated

The Great Resignation has been crippling millions of businesses since September 2021. With 3 percent of working professionals voluntarily leaving their positions in November, it’s crucial to consider this as a company problem and not just a human resources challenge anymore.

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March 22, 2022

The Upside of Hybrid/Remote Work

While many companies are struggling with the dual challenges of managing remote work while stemming high turnover, Chelsea Wood, Director of Recruiting at PAM Transport, has the answer and the data to prove it. Chelsea leads 18 domestic recruiters.  Eight of these recruiters live in different states and work remotely.  Chelsea has used this hybrid […]

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February 4, 2022

How to Avoid Making Mistakes When Hiring for High Performance Teams

How many of us have taken a mulligan when it comes to hiring new candidates for our organization? In golf, a mulligan refers to a do-over – a free pass for making a bad call on the first try. In the workplace, leaders also experience their fair share of mistakes, especially when finding the right […]

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November 18, 2021

5 Ways to Build High Performance Teams

Zooming in on the tasks people need to complete – instead of emphasizing the end goals and outcomes – can suck the life out of them and even create zombie employees. This is why HPWP Group Founder and Principal Sue Bingham cautions companies against setting off their own zombie apocalypse. She says the focus should […]

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September 8, 2021

Why a Committed Workforce is Better than a Compliant Workforce

Sue Bingham (founder and principal of HPWP Group) says that, in her experience, 95% of employees are responsible individuals that take pride in their work. They care about the overall success of the company and genuinely want to do a good job. Unfortunately, the other 5% are the bad apples. And it’s these bad apples […]

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