Your presentation was absolutely outstanding! Several people told me you were the BEST Keynote Speaker we have ever had!
Jan Woodman, Executive Director, The New England Health, Racquet & Sportsclub Association
Oct 17, 2016

October Newsfeed



Check out the links below of interviews and articles featuring our work over the past month. As usual, most are very “how to” oriented pieces with tips and tools and techniques. I hope you find some useful takeaways!

Getting Top Performance from Millennial Employees
Millennials want leaders who take them seriously at work and set them up for success in the real world.
October 13, 2016

Legal Solutions Blog
Building Loyalty with Millennials in the Legal Department
What can you do now to ensure you attract and retain the best Millennial talent?
October 13, 2016

Cheat Sheet
Trump vs. Clinton: 5 Tips for Talking About the Election at Work
#1 – Focus on the job at hand, rather than the latest Clinton or Trump bombshell.
October 11, 2016

Training Magazine
Teaching People Skills to Millennials
The crux of people skills is “other orientation,” paying close attention to the signals of those with whom one is interacting.
October 10, 2016

Manufacturing Stories
Using IoT Data to Improve Employee Performance
In order to make accountability work, it’s not enough to chant the slogan around the office and hope people get it.
October 10, 2016

How to be a more ‘authentic’ IT leader
In today’s digital workforce, it’s not enough simply to manage. Workers are looking for authentic leadership.
October 5, 2016

Modern Restaurant Management
Improving Employees with Performance Tracking
The less knowledge you have about your employees’ day-to-day work, the more out of touch you will be as a manager and the less power you’ll have.
October 5, 2016

Manufacturing Stories
How to Manage Through Change and Uncertainty
Change is a constant, and constant change is the new constant.
October 3, 2016

Today’s Insurance Professional
The Great Generational Shift
Downsizing, restructuring, and reengineering are now accepted as constants of the workplace.
September 30, 2016

Progressive Dairyman Canada

7 steps to successfully recommit to strong, engaged management

Seven ways to prepare before you reboot your management style.
September 29, 2016

Training Magazine
Sticky Notes: Teaching-Style Management
Don’t ever fool yourself into thinking you can neglect the human element in training.
September 28, 2016

Can Managers Teach “Old-Fashioned Critical Thinking” To Today’s Young Talent?
Today’s young workforce is smart, tech savvy, and quick to stretch their ideas. So why do so many managers say these same employees have a hard time thinking on their feet?
September 28, 2016

Modern Restaurant Management
Teach Employees to Problem Solve for Better Customer Service
It is up to an employee to both make the customer happy and work within his or her scope of authority.
September 26, 2016

Manufacturing Stories
Using IoT to Effectively Manage Across Teams
It is not uncommon to find yourself managing people whose work you are not sufficiently expert in.
September 26, 2016

Incentive Magazine
How to Motivate Millennials to Compete Against Themselves
The younger generation is more inspired by self-improvement than competing with others.
September 23, 2016

Huffington Post Strong Leaders Series
The Leadership Wisdom of Dr. Andrew Wise
Dr. Andrew Wise shares the wisdom that has made him a successful leader.
September 19, 2016

Smart Companies Radio
Getting The Best From Your Millennials (Interview)
Insight on how to tap into what motivates Millennials to get their best performance.
September 16, 2016

Retention and Turnover in the Millennial Workforce
What is the nature of retention and turnover among Millennials?
September 16, 2016

RainmakerThinking Video Series
Millennials Don’t Want to Be Humored!
Take Millennials seriously at work to get their best.
September 16, 2016
Why Most So-Called ‘Millennial Experts’ Have It Wrong
Millennials are NOT a bunch of disloyal, delicate, lazy, greedy, disrespectful, inappropriate slackers with short attention spans.
September 15, 2016

Benefits Pro
Benefits provide opportunities to engage and retain employees
To be engaged, employees need to feel valued, cared for and satisfied on multiple levels.
September 15, 2016

Concrete Openings
Millennials in the Workplace
The fourteen most common myths about the Millennial generation’s attitude toward work and career.
September 13, 2016

Footnote Magazine – MNCPA
A leader isn’t made by their title
If you do not have authority, then your only option is to use influence.
September 13, 2016

Training Magazine
Teaching Good Work Habits
Today’s young employees tend to see these basic work habits as matters of personal choice or style.
September 12, 2016

Manufacturing Stories
Using the Internet of Things as a Performance Management Tool
Workplaces are becoming more and more focused on ways to remove waste of all forms and increase productive capacity.
September 12, 2016

Learning & Development Professional
How to guide employees through creative work
We know that ‘creative’ work is extremely valuable. But how can you possibly performance-manage ‘creativity’?
September 9, 2016

Bank Innovation
Maybe This is Why Millennials Are Attracted to the Startup Life
As a generation, Millennials have far less qualms about switching financial services than any previous demographic.
September 8, 2016

At Work with Lindsey Novak
Want to Own a Business? Here’s What it Takes
Entrepreneurs must be self-starting high performers who have lots of ideas and high energy.
September 8, 2016

Associations Now
Strengthen Your Staff’s Soft Skills
A few tips to boost soft skills around the office.
September 8, 2016

Learning & Development Professional
How to get employees to “go that extra mile”
You probably can’t teach someone to ‘care’, so how can you get them to go the extra mile?
September 8, 2016

5 tips to better understand millennial managers
If you haven’t had a Millennial manager, you will soon. How are they different?
September 6, 2016

Alabama Construction News
Improving Teamwork Through Effective Compensation Design
Effective managers focus on the work and do not reward all team members equally. They provide higher rewards for higher performance.
September 6, 2016



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