Month: November 2016

Becoming a Destination Employer: 4 Steps to Achieving the Right Organizational Culture

  No matter the industry, everyone is competing for the best talent. Organizational culture is a leading competitive advantage and yet only 12% of CEOs believe that they are driving the right culture (Deloitte, 2015). In many ways, companies struggle...

/ November 27, 2016

Adjusting your Feedback Methods to Personality Types

Personality has a huge impact in the workplace, especially when giving and receiving performance feedback. Not everyone is going to respond to feedback in the same way.  Their personal characteristics will largely impact how they receive it, which is why...

/ November 26, 2016

The Power of Magnets

Last year I was asked to participate in a retreat at work where our role was to assist in the rebranding of our company. Our retreat was led by a wonderful & inspiring man – Ed Tettemer. Ed gave the...

/ November 19, 2016

Creating a Magnetic Workspace

I was recently inspired by our Director of Strategic Relationships’ recent post, The Power of Magnets. If you haven’t gotten a chance to check it out yet, you can do so HERE. Beyond bringing families together, I’ve also found that...

/ November 19, 2016

Do Nonprofits need D&O Coverage?

Although many nonprofits are limited in the amount of resources they can allocate toward purchasing insurance, the Management Liability suite of policies (Directors and Officers, Employment Practices Liability, and Fiduciary Liability) should be considered an essential part of any basic...

/ November 19, 2016

Organizational DNA for Strategic Innovation

This is the time of year where an organization’s focus shifts more to strategy and goal setting. Most leadership teams are already deep in planning mode for the upcoming fiscal year. But things have definitely changed! PwC reports that companies...

/ November 13, 2016

What is the Meaning of Work?

Finding time to learn is an endless struggle for professionals- especially those with active family/community/social lives.  Since I am often driving on business, I try to use that time effectively.  Instead of listening to sports radio to hear people’s disappointments...

/ November 12, 2016

Contractual Risk Transfer: The Devil in the Details

The increasing reliance of organizations on business-to-business service providers, especially in the information technology sphere, has helped small and mid-sized companies remain current and competitive, without having to allocate excessive resources for in-house capabilities.  However, this third-party reliance does not...

/ November 6, 2016