Turn Habits into Genius Habits Using 5 Principles  The beginning of a new business cycle is a time of re-thinking old behaviors and acting on new ones. You may have recently had an end-of-year review or perhaps your organization is moving toward more frequent performance check-ins. Either way, work performance and career direction is probably top of mind. It may be...

Employee Communication and the Bottom Line  Motivating employees is a real art. But it’s easier said than done. Employee communication and engagement are techniques that are cultivated over the lifetime of a career, and one strategy that I’ve found works almost universally is to show staff how their work affects the company’s bottom line. ...

Three Steps to Better Manage Personal Finances and Boost Career Satisfaction   Did you know that financial literacy directly correlates to your personal and professional success?   The bad news is that poor financial literacy in corporate America is negatively impacting most employees’ professional achievement. For example, many people start their first jobs without an understanding of a credit score, managing a budget, or contributing...

How Leaders of Color Can Support C-Suite Diversity Through Mentoring  The benefits of having a mentor have been widely studied and discussed. Professionals who have been mentored enjoy higher salaries, more opportunity for promotions, and greater career satisfaction, as a result of their mentor’s...

How to Create A Corporate Environment That Embraces Gender Diversification  The business world is long overdue for a wakeup call, especially when it comes to understanding the value of the blended perspective that comes from having both men and women in top executive positions. We should not need to enact laws to protect social classes, ethnicities, and...

Stressed or Not? Your Business Chemistry Might Be the Key  In today’s corporate environment, workplace stress seems inevitable – but people can react to pressure differently. Faced with the same trigger, one person may remain cool as a cucumber while another melts down.   A newly released study by the Deloitte Greenhouse™ Experience asked more than 23,000 professionals about their stress levels at work and...