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TalentCulture | September 2, 2014

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How to Build a Solid Foundation for Better Work Relationships

July 28, 2014 | 1

Search any of the top business, leadership, or HR blogs and you’ll find that one of the key drivers to employee engagement is clearly communicated expectations. You know this old song and dance; if employees know what’s expected … Read More

Find Your Meaning, Find Your Motive

July 23, 2014 | 1

It can be hard sometimes to find meaning in our work. Filling in forms, typing code, stacking shelves, sitting through the thirteenth meeting of the same committee, these activities throw so many trees into view that we really do lose … Read More

Under What Circumstances Would You Let Your LeBron Come Back?

July 22, 2014 |

“We could not be happier to welcome LeBron James home. Yesterday LeBron, though his essay, told us he wasn’t going anywhere except Cleveland and that ‘Cleveland is where he always believed he would finish his career.’ These words and commitment … Read More

The Craft VS. The Art Of Leadership

July 22, 2014 | 4

I think it’s fair to say that I am an expert, or at least, very exper-ienced, in the realm of arts education. Since leadership is an art form of sorts, I thought I would weigh in with an artistic perspective … Read More

The Halves And Wholes Of Leadership

July 18, 2014 | 2

“Love is born with solar flares From two magnetic poles It moves towards a higher plane Where two halves make two wholes…” –Neil Peart

We simply made it up. Neither of us had really had any … Read More

3 Ways Creative Engagement Hatches Employee Engagement

July 15, 2014 | 1

Creative engagement and employee engagement are the chicken and the egg. Or the egg and the chicken. Impossible to know which comes first because they so strongly reinforce each other. And that’s why it’s a good idea to strive for both!

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Values-Based Leadership And The Future World Of Work

July 15, 2014 | 1

The world has experienced many significant events in the last 200 
years and noticeably so in the last 25. From the fall of the Berlin wall and the advent of the Internet to 9/11 and the great recession, much has … Read More

Are You Numbing Your Workforce?

July 14, 2014 | 1

There is a classic TedTalk featuring Brené Brown, in which she points out that “we cannot selectively numb emotion.” In other words, if you are numbing yourself emotionally to something that bothers you, you have to numb yourself on all other levels … Read More

Talent Engagement and the Dissed-Engaged

July 11, 2014 | 3

What to do with a productive outlier?

Especially when she’s a smart problem-solver, who is sometimes collaborative and works well with others, but who’s also a headstrong, impulsive, independent, opinionated and throws tantrums like baseballs from a wild fast pitcher, … Read More

The No Fear Approach To Handling A Combative Employee

July 9, 2014 |

As a new manager, you’re glad to have Chris on your team. He seems like an ideal employee: smart, experienced and gets things done. There’s just one problem. He disagrees with you and his co-workers at every turn. It’s to … Read More