Monthly Archives: July 2013

Millennial Employees Bring a New Perspective

hand_in_handMeet the Millennials. These young adults – now in their 20s and 30s – are the second-largest workforce cohort since the “Boomers.” According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor and Statistics, they’ll represent 36 percent of the workforce by next year…and almost half by 2020.

So what? Aren’t Millennials just like their parents and grandparents when it comes to job satisfaction and security? Don’t we all care about the same things?

Yes. And No.


Engagement – It’s A Choice

Oceans_wallpapers_4The 2012 Towers-Watson Global Workforce study of 32,000 employees across 30 countries proves what many of us instinctively know:  there is a very strong and immediate connection between how we feel at work and how we perform.

In a “culture of belief,” employees are engaged, enabled and energized, resulting in annual revenues three times higher than for organizations lacking a positive culture.

In fact, numerous research studies confirm that companies with highly engaged workforces deliver amazing results* (more…)

Servant Leaders Embrace Empathy as a Responsibility

heart of lightEmpathy. You’ve felt it…how it opens your heart and pulls forth emotion. How it creates a strong bond and strengthens understanding between the people communicating.

The definition of empathy is the intellectual identification with or vicarious experiencing of the feelings, thoughts or attitudes of another. For some, this skill comes naturally while others must work to develop it. (more…)