Posts Tagged ‘Recovery’


Try re-inventing yourself in a new town, in a new state and in a not well understood field all at the same time!  Add to that no household income since both my spouse and I moved to Bloomington, IN without jobs but with lots of hopes and dreams for the future. Our slate was clean and we …..

Stifled Creativity in the Workplace Has Its Price

I just read a blog entry from Jeb Banner titled “The Workplace is a Modern Prison System“, which rings true in my own personal experiences and also with 30 individuals I feature in my book Celebrate the Messengers…Don’t Shoot Them ©. Often it is not a matter of walking away and saying good riddance.  The …..

Avoid Layoffs: Engage Your Workforce In The Solution

As I read about layoffs at a local company, I could not help but wonder.  The company blamed government for doubling unemployment tax rates without engaging with businesses and corporations?  What is wrong with that situation?  You don’t change systems without involving the very individuals or in this case, businesses it will impact.  In the same …..

Building Commitment Leads to Profitability & Success

Gain the competencies needed for for employee engagement which leads to greater profits, better results, increased  productivity, improved morale and reduced turnover.   Assess your organization’s level of engagement and use the “Power of Engagement” model© featured in the recently released book, “Celebrate the Messengers…Don’t Shoot Them”©  to increase engagement of employees within your own organization.   …..

Rewriting History Throws Away Creativity

One curious phenomenon is that individual departments or areas that excel and drive success beyond the ranking of above average to the level of cutting edge status become endangered.  It almost seems as though once such success is achieved, it is taken for granted.  One would wonder how a big organization might cut funding or reduce …..

The Cost of Mismanagement

What purpose does it serve anyone to throw away talent?  Yet it happens on a regular basis and it is one of the biggest reasons for loss of prosperity within organizations.  According to an article in Today’s Small Business News, “Getting the Edge in the New People Economy,”  “Yet, far too many executives today continue …..