Tag Archive for Employee commitment

Practice Doesn’t Always Make Perfect

Why Training from Day One Just Makes Sense We’ve all heard the expression “practice makes perfect.” When I was young, my dad would provide me with all kinds of objects of curiosity to keep me active, help me learn discipline and (most of the time) test my resolve. My first BB gun, a set of…

Mapping It Out: Helping Employees See the Big Picture

As a leader, it’s a good bet that you understand the power of showing vs. telling when it comes to communicating complex messages to your employees. Communicating important information verbally or in writing can be confusing and leaves the door wide open for interpretation. The mind’s eye is often quick to interpret what it understands…

All Questions Aside… You Already Have the Answers!

Proven systems, verified processes and time-tested techniques all sound good at first. After all, if they work for so many other organizations, they should work for yours too… right? Not necessarily. In fact, standard off-the-shelf interventions and implementations that tout a “one-size-fits-all” approach rarely have the intended results. Why? Because every organization is unique, with…