Posts Tagged ‘developing employees’

Partnering provides Leadership Development

September 7, 2010

A year ago, Leslie Ungar from Electric Impulse Communications and I started discussions on how to partner to provide her clients with the unique Leadership learning experience from the horses. 

Not a typical partners, two consultants and coaches coming together to provide services for the others clients, which is what made it intriguing to both of us.  Along with Leslie’s love for horses, she use to ride and show horses for years.  So we met, discussed details, and decided to give it a whirl.   (more…)

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Adding young & female managment = change

January 19, 2010

A recent article stated that GM was promoting more women and younger people to their management team.  Making this change signaled “they are serious about getting younger people in and running the place right”.  As an Organizational Development professional I see that statement as VERY interesting?

We all know the auto industry is in a financial bind, to put it mildly.  And we all know the industry has needed changes long before the Government bail out in 2009.  (more…)

Productive Employee Behavior

October 26, 2008

“How can I get the most from my employees?” This is a universal question that I hear a lot. Business leaders don’t necessarily know how to motivate their employees to be their most productive and effective selves. (more…)

Power of Thought

September 26, 2008

“It is a pity that people should let themselves be defeated by the problems, cares, and difficulties of human existence, and it is also quite unnecessary. I certainly do not ignore or minimize the hardships and tragedies of the world, but neither do I allow them to dominate. (more…)

Managers Reward Employees

September 23, 2008


How do you reward your people for doing a good job? Most would say money, right?
Yes, people want to make a good living and be well paid for the job they do. That’s a given. Organizations need to stay consistent with the industry standards or they won’t be able to attract or retain good people. But money is only part of the equation! (more…)

Managers Decrease Turnover

September 10, 2008

Many companies have a formal performance review process, but it’s amazing how few of them actually conduct reviews or give informal feedback to their people. In fact, conducting performance reviews is probably the most disliked part of a manager’s job. However, giving positive, constructive feedback is one of the best ways to grow a company! (more…)

Companies grow greatest assest – people

September 5, 2008

Grow your organization through your greatest asset – your people. Companies do not grow; companies are not entities that can grow by themselves. A company can improve productivity, gain new customers, capture new markets, acquire new technology, increase efficiencies, develop creative approaches, increase profitability, etc., but only through one prime ingredient – it’s people! (more…)

Self Renewal – A Farce

February 3, 2008

My husband and I took the vacation of a life time!  We rented a sailboat and sailed the British Virgin Islands without best friends, there were the four of us, the captain and 1st mate.  6 of us on a 56′ Sailboat cruising the islands!  The water was crystal clear blue, breathtakingly beautiful corral reefs, sky totted with white puffy clouds, exhilarating dives & snorkeling with the vibrating brilliantly colored fish and sea turtles, and the sunsets were unpredictable.  At night the sky sparkled with stars that looked like diamonds glittering in the night.    It was like a dream come true! (more…)