Keeping Calm During Tragedy Around You

I had planned to write on another topic, but the event in Las Vegas changed that. Listening to the news and what's been reported on Facebook, and other social media outlets, is heartbreaking. It seems that we are facing more and more tragedies in our world. We still have people trying to rebuild their lives …

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How to Career Path Employees Who Don’t Want Upward Mobility

Yesterday, I wrote about the importance of career pathing and how it helps with employee engagement, and as a strategy in succession planning. It's the way to identify high potentials and filling leadership positions that open up as Baby Boomers leave the organization. But, I also mentioned that not everyone wants to move up the …

Making the Case for Career Pathing in Organizations

In looking at perks that employees want within their organization, one that stands out is the idea of career pathing; this is a plan for the progressions the employee will take while employed with their organization. While not every employee wants to move up into a leader role, they do want to know their are …

Lessons from the 12-Year Old Who Just Won a Million

Last night, for the first time a 12-year has won America's Got Talent. It came down between her and another child, who is a singer. The winner is a ventriloquist, who has only started two years ago. Now that is true talent. I watched her journey from the beginning, with a shy girl walking on …