Employee Accountability Determines Success

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Enron comes to mind as a company whose culture was based upon deals and deception, but not its people.  In general, the single largest expense for a company is the workforce and to create a culture of employee accountability, organizations must have career development plans in place with management training courses that emphasize personal accountability.  Many organizations… Read more »

Employee Accountability to Bend the Horizon

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Smokestack America and employee accountability has changed as we have moved from the ‘how many pieces today’ of the Industrial Age. In the United States today, society is deeply divided and this appears in the workplace as well.  No it’s not political, it’s about a work ethic.  How many workers are merely putting in the… Read more »

Top Five Employee Development Issues

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Postal workers at the turn of the 20th century had to be engaged to perform their work, Employee Development Systems recently completed a survey of human resource and training and development professionals to determine the top five cialis-versus-viagra.com issues facing organizations with respect to human capital development in the 21st century.  There were 3,211 respondents… Read more »

Managing a Virtual Team: Employee Skill Development From Afar

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

As technology continues to expand and take on a larger role in different industries, more and more businesses and nonprofits are evolving beyond the traditional office mold. Instead of having a team solely based in the same physical office, managers are now working with employees and colleagues who live in different states, or even different… Read more »

4 Skills a Good Business Facilitator Needs

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Disagreements occasionally arise in even the most peaceful offices, and a good manager also knows how to play the role of an effective business facilitator.  In this role, he can model behavior that can be key to employee development.   Facilitating a delicate situation is more than just being the middleman between two parties. A… Read more »

Leadership Training and Leadership Skills

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Google the word leadership today and the results are 185 million.  Obviously, a hot topic as we look around, since true world leaders and capitalist leaders are in short supply.  A Wall Street Journal article published on August 2, 2010 and  entitled Leadership Training Gains Urgency Amid Stronger Economy stresses the need to lay the foundation with… Read more »

Personality Assessments Can Define You

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Personality assessments or behavioral assessments are the starting point to defining an individual’s personal traits and behaviors.  Knowing why we demonstrate certain behaviors is like ‘reading a mind.’   If I know my preferred behavioral style and that of another person, I can adapt my style to be compatible and achieve the desired outcome. Today’s knowledge… Read more »

Leadership Skills and the Online Personality Test

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

Do you know who you are?  Have you taken behavioral assessments that have not given you a roadmap?  Our online personality test will not only allow you to define your own primary and secondary styles, but also define that of others in both a personal and professional setting. This online disc personality assessment will likely change your… Read more »

Personal Accountability and Employee Development

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

The headlines speak daily about layoffs.  Job security is a thing of the past.  Career advancement becomes even harder because everyone is doing more with less.  The days of frequent promotions are a thing of the past.  What can you do to survive and perhaps even thrive. 1.   Don’t hide behind your computer.  Speak up… Read more »

Employee Engagement for Employee Retention

Posted by & filed under Uncategorized.

During a recession, organizations tend to be less concerned about employee turnover than in a healthy economy. Employees have fewer options in a rigid job market, and many are not eager to risk leaving their current positions.   However, in this climate of layoffs and cutbacks and instability, doesn’t engagement suffer? A recent Center for… Read more »