The hunt for the chocolate Easter egg

What do you do when your company decides to remove a long honored tradition, something like, let’s say, giving your employees chocolate eggs at Easter? How do you communicate the change in a way that doesn’t make your employees hopping mad? Believe it or not, this was the conversation we had recently when I led […]


What do bridesmaid dresses, LEGO and lemon tarts have to do with employee engagement?

We all want our businesses to succeed, right? And why not, we need them to succeed to ensure we have a job, and to ensure we get a regular paycheck. But to an engaged employee, wanting their company to succeed is so much more. And that’s because they think and act in such a different […]


5 questions to ask to create survey ‘happy endings’

Once upon time there was a prince. He was handsome, and he was well-loved by his followers. But then a curse turned him into a hideous beast, punishing him for his cold-hearted and selfish ways. Soon his followers came to both fear and mistrust him. Sound familiar? It should, as it’s from ‘Beauty and the […]


3 reasons you’re never too old to innovate

A few years ago I was looking for a new job when a recruiter called to tell me that I was ‘the’ perfect person for a role he was looking to fill. It was for a global company, one that was expanding quickly, and would benefit from my experience as a global rewards leader. Great, […]


How a smiley face put a smile on my face!

We were on the final lap, the home stretch, the last inning . . . . oops, Glenn Elliott, my co-author hates sports analogies, so let me say it another way

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