Appreciation creates successful experiences and yet we all too rarely experience appropriate appreciation during everyday business life. Appreciation and praise are essential elements in the management of employees. What can we learn in this regard from neurology?
While we were just dealing with Generation Y and trying to understand it, the next generation was already right before us. The future belongs to Generation Z and it is different. Let’s get ready and let’s begin to understand it!
... and not that generations wouldn’t have previously tried this, but these days this appears to be accepted. Thus, “Generation Z” is different: It doesn’t just say “no”, but its “no” has consequences. We should analyze these consequences even more.
According to a study from the Institute for Corporate Productivity, only 8 percent of HR executives thought performance management made a significant contribution to performance. Employees blame unfair compensation systems and managers are frustrated. What can we do?
When I recently read in a blog article from Bernd Slaghuis that almost every third employee wishes to slow down in his professional life, I questioned this–namely why this then happens so rarely? Aren’t we missing a big opportunity here?
As Michael Porter said, “The essence of strategy is choosing what not to do”, and consequently that means that the essence is truly not doing it. In transformation processes, we see that too many projects are launched at the same time. How can we deal with this overload?
We are demanding more and more from our employees these days–that everything needs to go faster and, optimally, at the same time. We are bringing our organizations into a constant state of stress. However, constant stress is harmful and can result in organizational burnout.
Many managers have given up a lot over the years during their career in order to move up the career ladder. But when they have attained all this, they fear losing it all again. Can our careers make us sick?