Monthly Archives: June 2012

Managers, not HR, must motivate staff

It is time that line managers took upon themselves the responsibility to keep employees motivated, acting as the interface between employees and the organisation, rather than leave this crucial function to HR personnel. It is time that line managers took … Continue reading

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Managing Employee Expectations

Many managers are often anxious to “motivate” their teammates so that they perform better and achieve more. This is because they think employees come with little or no motivation. But that is really not the case, at least not in … Continue reading

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Connecting a Global Workforce

Working with diverse cultural groups is fast becoming the norm, rather than exception. Whether the company is transitioning to overseas expansion or hiring from abroad, it is becoming increasing important for professionals to work effectively with colleagues from widely diverse … Continue reading

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3 Steps to developing tomorrow’s leaders.

The creation of leadership weighs heavily on the minds of top corporate executives. That’s not surprising given the structural changes we have seen in the economy and the increasingly global and virtual nature of the workplace. However, the ability of … Continue reading

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11 Great Employee Qualities: Do you have them?

Are great employee qualities fast disappearing in the workforce? If so, then you should quickly see if you can adopt some of these traits and make yourself competitive. Some great employee qualities bosses appreciate include: Managing Yourself Manage yourself by … Continue reading

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Are you making a difference in your career?

Many people I speak with tell me they want to make a difference. They want to contribute at work, do more, and make an impact in their career. But when asked if they are making that difference, the answer is … Continue reading

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What Is a Mutual Guarantee?

Mutual guarantee means having a sense of security. When we are bound by a mutual guarantee, the weak are never oppressed, because a mutual guarantee implies mutual responsibility. When we are bound by a mutual guarantee, I care that I … Continue reading

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What to say in an interview & What not to say in an interview

  Job interviews are short, crisp, and very important parts of your career. A good interview can make your career and a bad interview can either offer you progress at best and seriously hamper your progress at worst. Therefore, it … Continue reading

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A Good Company Culture

In a “good” work culture people can fulfill their desires around the tasks. This is a workplace with high morale and motivation—and thus high productivity. What Is a “Good” Work Culture? Just Ask! When you ask people in any company, “What … Continue reading

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Tomorrow’s Global Leaders

Build with Intention, Not Chance Funneling ideas through a single lens not only limits vision, it blinds. And an inability to clearly see around you is a career killer. Think about your industry and your profession. Where are the hubs? … Continue reading

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