Many times when we give feedbacks – our underlying intention is to be constructive and to encourage improvement. I realize that giving feedbacks requires specific skills – otherwise, it does nothing more than create a sense of awkwardness and helplessness that is destructive for the receiver. Why feedback? Firstly, we need to establish and be clear about our intentions and outcome – of what it is that we want to achieve. Many people masks their resentment and/or discontentmen
Innovation results from people!
Innovation starts with people. Every individual has the capacity to innovate. Every single one of us has that the capacity to be more innovative that we are now. We must first believe in people. Their ability to see the future and possibilities. Innovation in essence is the common sense of tomorrow. We can all increase our innovative capacity in our organization. All progressive organizations are taking proactive steps now to ensure that they will still be around in the futur
Learning initiatives: Provide proof, not only evidence
In business, for learning to be able to proof its success in its impact on business results, we need to gather evidence of change. Management will NEVER give learning professionals the full credit for resolving a business concern. But that should NOT stop Learning Advocates and Learning & Development Managers from gathering sufficient evidence to prove the importance of a structured approach to organizational learning. The burden of proof lies with the Learning and Developmen
Employee engagement means “A heightened emotional connection that an employee feels for his or her organization, that influences him or her to exert greater discretionary effort to his or her work”. Totally Engaged Workforce For several years now, ’employee engagement’ has been a buzz phrase that has captured the attention and became a hot topic of CEO, HR managers, in corporate circles. According to the report by the Conference Board, employee engagement is a very big deal.
Completing the Business Jigsaw
When it comes to jigsaw puzzles, we all know that to enjoy a satisfying outcome you need all the pieces. In many ways, business is like that. We spend our days putting it together, hoping to create a complete picture out of all the scattered parts. Yet, sometimes it seems like a piece is missing. Perhaps we’ve been pursuing the wrong pieces to the puzzle. Even though we know that ‘Business without our People at the Center’ is a business that has lost the important piece. Many