Five Steps to Reducing Turnover

Five Steps to Reducing Turnover Controlling the rate of turnover is one of the biggest challenges faced by companies today. As the economy improves it will become even a bigger challenge. What company doesn’t want to keep its good performers? Here are some general tips for tackling the issue head on. Read them over. Before More...

My Code of Ethics

I proudly carry a certification given by the International Confederation of Coaching.  As such, I agree to follow that organization’s code of ethics.  I feel all coaches should follow it, even if they are not ICF certified.  So here it as, as adapted in June 2015:   As a coach, I: 1) Conduct myself in More...

Assessments – Why I Like Them – Why I Use Them In My Business

A senior business executive I was coaching recently made a revealing comment, “Now I know why you like assessments. They’re mind blowing! I’m really learning something about myself that I didn’t know—and it’s all good.” That got me to thinking: Most people are leery of taking assessments. It makes them think of tests, and after More...

Who Does This?

On May 1st, 2014 something happened to me that will forever live in my memory. I witnessed the true goodness of human beings—people doing something few companies would do in today’s business world, and something that says more about them than it does about me. On that day I was invited back to G4S’ North More...

leadership coaching

Defrag Your Mind

Defragging a computer is something IT and other computer professionals do all the time. The process consists of removing bits of clutter that accumulate over time in the computer’s memory banks that have a cumulative effect of slowing down overall performance. Most computers now come with a defragging program that anyone can use. Defragging can More...

What is Energy Leadership Coaching?

Energy – where it is focused and how to make it serve your needs—is the essence of true leadership. After all, energy is at the base of everything. Negative energy can pull you down. If it is positive, it can carry you to new heights. Up to now there has not been a way to More...

HR Training

Top recognition from HR.com

G4S Solutions, the company where I served as an HR executive for almost 30 years, was honored for its leadership excellence by HR.com magazine. G4S, the nation’s leading security company, was awarded 4th place from among 200 large businesses at the publication’s 2014 Leadership 500 Excellence Awards. The press release on the success of G4S’s More...

Executive Coaching

Coaching and Other Fu-Fu Management Concepts

Coaching has been around a long time, but only now is making serious inroads into the business community. Not everyone is on board, however, and that is understandable. Exotic corporate retreats, outdoor activities to simulate how winning at games translates to winning accounts, and so on, have dropped out of most companies’ budgets as cost More...

Employee-Turnover

Turn Around Employee Turnover!

Economists tell us that the overall economy is improving. The Society for Human Resource Management’s most recent job outlook survey found that most HR respondents (55%) are optimistic about job growth as we move into 2014. And all over in the HR press people are saying that as the economy improves, workers will start jumping More...