The Writing on The Wall

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The writing is clear and concise. Can you read it? Organizations have no alternative but to take note and respond. Deloitte Consulting recently published their 2016 survey about Millennials. The survey continues to support several trends among Millennials that I have been discussing for years in my presentations. If you want to successfully recruit and retain this generation, companies must …

Culture of Diversity

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Peter Drucker has said: “Demographics are the future that has already happened.” According to U.S. Census bureau data published in March 2015, by the year 2020, white children will be in the minority and by 2044, whites will outnumbered by non-whites. This shift is do to a variety of reasons, primarily birthrates among whites is in decline while non-whites are having …

Culture of Delegation

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Delegation is the process by which responsibility and authority for completion of an objective is assigned to an employee. Delegation allows for leaders and managers to have more time for high-priority tasks and present growth opportunities for their direct reports and other members of the organization. Executed properly, delegation can increase productivity, decrease the stress of management, offer training and experience to …

Performance-Based Culture: Teams, Part 2

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“No problem is insurmountable. With teamwork, a little courage, and determination, people can overcome anything.” — B. Dodge This post is the second half of a mini-series on performance-based culture. I recommend you read Part 1 before continuing. Teamwork is the understanding and acceptance of and commitment to group goals by all members that are part of a team. The use and application …

Performance-Based Culture: Teams, Part 1

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“Individual commitment to a group effort – that is what makes a team work, a company work, a society work, a civilization work.” — Vince Lombardi I could not agree more with Lombardi. It is always easy to identify a performance-based culture. The culture relies heavily on teams with sound metrics, rewards, and a foundation of collaboration. In a performance-based culture, organizations realize …