Category Archives: Workplace learning and Performance

Understanding Millennials

I discovered this incredible video which holds back nothing. It emphasizes a lot of the work I do for organizations that wisely realize they need outside support to address this phenomenon. Understanding the Millennials is perhaps the single most effective way to ensure organizational sustainability. They are your employees, they are your customers. I talk […]

Improve Productivity: Go Outdoors, Enjoy Nature

Organizations want their people to be more productive, but discovering innovative approaches is often challenging. Consider the Howard Gardner’s multiple intelligences. As an example, one innovative approach to creativity is to spend time looking at nature. Bring your group outdoors or take a personal break. There is evidence that looking at green objects– through a […]

Leadership Strategies: Speakers Avoid the 3 B’s

Early in my speaking and management career, my mentor introduced me to this lesson. I learned it a few times the hard way and again in Toastmasters. Remember, speakers are leaders. A leader is constantly working to build trust and maintain credibility. I apply public speaking skills when I am engaged in strategic planning, change […]