Should You Ban an Employee Off Your Internal Slack/Teams?

Tim Sackett Communication, Employee Communications, Employee Relations, Leadership, Performance 2 Comments

Twitter finally banned Donald Trump from its platform. Other social media platforms followed Twitter’s actions and banned DJT as well, basically taking away the megaphone he’s enjoyed for so long. Trump used social media like no other President before him. In the end, his social media use was his downfall. As leaders in Talent and HR, we all know how …

My New Bonus is Tied to Integrity? Thank You, and Thank God For The Sales Team

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, CYA Report, Leadership, Performance 1 Comment

Let’s get this out of the way first – I’m a BIG FAN OF INTEGRITY in the business world. I love people who have integrity, I’m just enough of an expert to know you can’t effectively measure integrity in the business world. That’s why I know that any company attempting to compensate people on the concept of integrity is: A) …

A Holiday Lesson on Engagement: Treat Employees Less Like Scrooge, More Like Fezziwig

John Hollon employee experience, Employee Relations, Leadership 0 Comments

Given how terrible 2020 has been, nobody would blame you for being a Scrooge this holiday season. But what if you just don’t identify with Scrooge? Well, perhaps a more contemporary grouch would be a better choice — someone like the Grinch, especially the 1966 Chuck Jones version (no snickering, please; that’s contemporary for me) with the late, great Boris …

Tony Hsieh’s Biggest Legacy. We All Need Help

Dawn Burke Leadership, Mental Health 2 Comments

The tributes to Tony Hsieh have been pouring in, as they should. I cannot think of any other leader who changed the work environment’s trajectory more than him. Some may say Steve Jobs or others of that ilk, but Hsieh’s differences from the Jobs’ model were stark. Rather than following Jobs’ model of using control tactics and Jobs’ own preferred aesthetic to …

What Are The Compensation Questions Your Managers Should Be Able to Answer?

Kris Dunn Compensation/Cash Money, Leadership, Managing People, Training and Development 1 Comment

Put together an online version of our BOSS Training (Compensation Module) for a client a few months back, and while our training on the topic is great, there’s no question a fully functioning manager or people has to be really knowledgeable on the comp front to successfully answer all tough questions they’re going to face. What questions, you ask? He’s …