Employee Engagement

Are We Over Indulging Millennials?

As someone who helped to produce and parent the Millennial generation I probably shouldn’t be surprised by their list of clear-cut “wants” from their careers, and yet I can’t help sometimes feeling that the list is a bit excessive.  We were never so finicky!  

Let’s remind ourselves what we know about this generation that by 2020 will represent 40% of the working population:

Employee silence, an innovation killer by Karen Walker

Employee silence occurs when employees make conscious decisions to not provide information, opinions and feedback, raise issues or make suggestions. It can occur for a number of reasons, such as a belief that providing an idea or feedback is futile as it will be ignored, or a fear that expressing a view differing from that of colleagues or management risks professional relationships, job opportunities and security.

Keeping Score in Strategy Execution by Chris Fox

Strategy

Every leader has a strategy. They might not call it a strategy; it might not be clearly articulated and thought through; it might even be a bad strategy. But somewhere they have in mind what they want to achieve, why they want to achieve it, and how they hope to achieve it.