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Is "Lack of Fit" Causing Stress in Your Workplace?

By Maureen Ennis on Apr 25, 2016 12:04:21 PM in HR, hiring, Stress, development, Predictive analytics

 

Stress is a detriment to any work environment. This widespread epidemic costs businesses nearly $300 billion every year in medical expenses and lost productivity. Many managers and CEOs believe stress is a natural part of the business world,...

Are YOU a Learning Organization?

By Maureen Ennis on Jul 14, 2010 4:03:00 PM in HR, Leadership, agility, business leader, learning, process improvement

One of my favorite things to do when waiting for a customer in their office is browse their book shelves.  It gives me a great sense for the models and theories that they already have in their head, which gives us a good foundation for shared...

Are You Making Employee Feedback Count?

By Maureen Ennis on Nov 9, 2009 3:20:00 PM in HR, business owner, business leader, managing, transformation

One of the most important responsibilities for business leaders is giving employees the feedback they need so that they can develop, and having a practice of continuously making well grounded assessments of your employees so that you are leveraging...

Why Learning is a Team Sport, and What You Need to do to Win

By Maureen Ennis on Sep 5, 2009 5:16:00 PM in collaboration, change, HR, business owner, plan, agility, business leader, learning, performance

Smart, effective leaders share a common trait:  the desire and ability to learn new things.  To be successful in the future, and build organizations that are able to respond to continuous change, learning is a performance essential. Business leaders...

Building Strong Organizations through Diversity

By Maureen Ennis on Aug 30, 2009 4:56:00 PM in HR, business owner, plan, agility, business leader, diversity

On  my Sunday bike ride along the boardwalk this morning, I ran into an exceptional  array of religious diversity.   Some Jewish people out for a stroll in Bradley Beach,  an open air Methodist  service on the boardwalk in Ocean Grove, some people...