Some experts speak of a “Great Resignation” and are hitting a panic button among employers. While I don’t subscribe to absolutes, buzz words that cause for panic, I do think there is a trend worth noting, and I believe employers should both pause to consider and adapt to thrive. Trends worth noting: Resignation seems highest … Read more The Great Resignation? or the Great Redesign?
As we celebrate International Women’s Day and honor the women of yesterday, today, and tomorrow, it is important to understand we are at a crossroads for women in the workplace. Covind-19 has taken a toll on everyone. Who has been most negatively impacted by Covid-19? Women. Women—especially women of color—were more likely to have been … Read more How Covid-19 has created a crossroads for women in the workplace
Year after year, employee experience surveys point to employees being “not so in love” and not so engaged with their work. 2020 was an especially difficult year! With the fear, uncertainty, and additional pressures on work and home brought on by COVID-19, workplace culture and the overall employee experience are bound to suffer. A SHRM … Read more Are your employees checked out?
Your culture sounds nice When I ask people, “tell me about your culture,” I usually get a splattering of answers related to perks, good feelings, dress codes, office design, and, my favorite, “we have wine and beer on Fridays”. Sweet! While those things certainly influence and reinforce culture, they are not really the elements of … Read more Does your culture align with your brand?
Leadership Resolutions for 2021 If 2020 taught us anything, it’s that we as leaders can’t control everything, and just when we have a plan, external factors can disrupt that plan entirely in a matter of seconds. It’s a safe bet that more change and uncertainty will continue in 2021. In addition, it’s a safe bet … Read more Leadership Resolutions for 2021
One of the most important things COVID-19 has taught us is that trust is the make or break element of a team. The other thing we’ve learned is that creating a culture of trust is easier said than done. The struggle is real Despite technology and virtual collaboration tools, I’ve heard from many leaders that … Read more How to Build Trust Among Your Team
You have to take the first steps. Recent events have sparked a focus on diversity, equity and inclusion, or shall I say, the lack thereof in many companies and organizations. For those of you who know me, you know justice is my core value, and that I spend much of my personal time fighting for … Read more Being an Inclusive Company is a Journey…
June 22, 2020 Amy Leslie, CEO Perspective Consulting, Inc. www.leadwithperspective.com Perspective Consulting and Park University Business Leadership Institute launch an online leadership development cohort #ParkULeads Kansas City, MO: Perspective Consulting, in partnership with Park University, is launching an online, virtual, hands-on leadership development program. The program will focus on equipping leaders with critical skills to … Read more ParkULeads
Our response to COVID-19 Just like that…the world changed. The way we do business changed. Our lives changed. Our employees’ lives changed. Are you up for the challenge? Now is the time for leaders to rise-up and shine. Here are some tips for leaders to lead from a distance, while keeping your people inspired and productive: Check on their emotional … Read more Keeping the human element alive
It’s that time of year… Strategic planning. You can already hear the rumblings of your leaders when youblock out a day for business planning. You probably hear how busy they are with year-end, and howhard it is to keep employees even slightly focused on work and ending the year strong, and how theydon’t have time … Read more How to Help Your Leaders Create a Business Plan That Actually Works for Them