Have you ever worked with someone who was “retired but on active duty?”
How about the person who’s “quit but still at their desk.”
I remember one co-worker basically stating he was “counting the days until retirement. Until then, I’m here to collect my paycheck.” He would take extra long lunch breaks, never finish projects, or help out because he knew the bare minimum he could get done without being fired.
Talk about a downer. Who would ever want to work with someone like that?Continue reading →
I had a very engaging discussion this week regarding organizational development. The senior level manager discussed the current challenges of the business due to extremely fast growth and an influx of new talent.
Zebras & Ostriches: 5 Simple Rules to Engage and Retain Your Best People will challenge you to re-think employee engagement. Research continues to show that employee engagement and retention are at an all-time low. People don’t want to be supervised, they want to be led. Your employees want to work from their strengths and do meaningful work. Follow these 5 simple rules and be prepared to inspire your people to grow and to be committed to the mission of your organization. Continue reading →