Twenty years ago, the Boomer generation couldn’t wait until the Millennial generation hit the workforce. They were going to be the next great generation and we’re going to be nice change of pace from the individualist, disloyal Generation X.
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You aren’t that important. Yep, I said it.
About five years ago, I wrote a blog called, “We get it. You’re Busy. Who Isn’t…” in which I stated that I hated the word “busy” because people use it as a way to describe their lives. I still don’t want to hear that you are busy when I ask how you are. It is one of my biggest pet peeves. I further went on to say I prefer to believe that I am active and engaged and taking on new challenges, and not busy. In my world, I chose to stop glorifying the word busy. It has been about five years since I wrote that blog and well...
When we started our careers or new jobs, we each had some sort of preconceived expectation or goal. The company we were joining had no idea what we were capable of. The sky was the limit and we had plans; BIG plans.
Talent attraction and retention is a battlefield. Companies are vying for employee attention, and we are all determined to find the perfect match. Traditional hiring tells us that to find this person, we need to search for someone who might simply 'work' or 'do the job.' And we generally hire this person because we get hiring fatigue and choose to settle.
It's nice to work in our strengths, but it isn't always our reality.
"How do I find talented people for my organization?" is a question pondered by many owners.
Chaos is a major enemy in our life, but it controls us. These three truths and steps to managing chaos can help.
With every great employee success, there is also a risk of a great employee failure. When employees and companies are empowered to take great risks, things could go wrong, but think about the great things that could happen?
It's time we lean on our teams when moments get tough and busy.