Sharlyn Lauby on Managing Performance

This podcast is a conversation between Joyce Maroney, former Executive Director of the Workforce Institute and board member Sharlyn Lauby and part of the series of podcasts we're hosting on key ideas from our most recently published book, Being Present: A Practical Guide for Transforming the Employee Experience of Your Frontline Workforce.

Saving 2020: We Need Results Faster

Today's post is from Workforce Institute board member John Frehse who notes, "2020 will never be seen as the year when everything worked out. Distress is prevalent in our communities, our country, and our world. However, all is not lost. We can save 2020. At least we can save some of it from a workplace perspective. And to do that, we must empower the workforce like never before."

4 Steps to a Culture of Change

Organizations are facing change too. They have to decide if and when to bring employees back to the workplace. It’s possible that they will have to review and revise policies and procedures to keep employees safe and well. Maybe even make some very tough decisions about employee headcounts and operational expenses.

The Good News About Bad Bosses

Bad bosses are on my mind because of a new survey, by the resume advice website ResumeLab, digging into the topic of those terrible people who "keep you up at 2 am and give a whole new meaning to Monday blues, not to mention sapping away your energy from a potentially very fulfilling role." That being said, there is some good news about bad bosses.