How To Get People To Follow You When They Disagree

I was talking with a client, once, about implementing a new protocol within his team. “How will we get people on board with this?” That question has a 2 part answer. Part 1 It helps if someone has done this before. This is called evidence-based implementation and it may require hiring a consultant, doing a lot […]

The Counterintuitive Effect Of Employee Of The Month

What is it about the employee of the month program that feels so fake and contrived? The weird thing is, that it’s programs like this, that are intended to recognize people for their hard work, that fall short in delivering the one thing that people need to be the best, highest output versions of themselves. […]

One Simple Trick To A Productive Team

Most will agree: employees don’t leave bad jobs. They leave bad managers. The employee of the month program isn’t working. There are only so many “atta boy’s” that can land effectively. Without recognizing the hard work and sacrifices of your team, you alienate them and build resentment. Resentment is not a great emotion for productivity. […]