Beyond engagement

Breaking rules and winning hearts are leadership essentials [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″ ]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button] The notion that an engaged workforce unleashes both productivity and higher quality is generally accepted wisdom. However, few organizations have broken through conventional engagement to achieve what we call ‘deep engagement’. Deep engagement is a state in … Read more

Fewer, better, stronger

  Fail to focus and your organization is doomed, writes Antonio Nieto-Rodriguez [button type=”large” color=”black” rounded=”1″ link=”″]READ THE FULL GRAPHIC VERSION[/button]   I have come to the view that managers cannot count. When I run workshops with senior leadership teams I ask them to write down their company’s top three initiatives and then list their replies … Read more

Are you wasting your time on values statements?

Recently, during an interview with Moustafa Hamwi for his show Passion Sundays, Moustafa asked me an important question: how valuable is it for a company to invest in helping employees find their own personal passions, not just business passions? This is a great question! I think there is a huge value in helping employees find … Read more

Employee engagement isn’t working. Now what?

Every company and leader wants the answer to this “Now what?” question. Engaged employees translate into a productive and successful organization, which is the goal of most every leader and organization I know. And, engagement also translates into a great place to work, which is what employees want. If you need to get professional advice … Read more

Marshall Goldsmith: “If my clients don’t get better, I don’t get paid”

  A very wise leader, Alan Mulally, the former CEO of Ford and Fortune’s #3 greatest leader in the world 2013, once told me, “The key to your success is having great customers. If you have a great customer, your process will always work. If you have the wrong customer, your process will never work.” You probably … Read more