Defining, measuring and improving employee engagement has been a hot subject garnering a ton of attention over the past 20 years as new generations enter the workforce seeking new opportunities and upward mobility. And while there still seems to be a lack of clarity on the exact definition, there is a general consensus that it’s […]
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The three basic psychological needs in the workplace are autonomy, relatedness, and competence. These are leading drivers of employee engagement and job satisfaction. The implementation of these basic needs must be aligned with the organization’s strategic goals. They must be incorporated into cultural development, learning, personal growth activities, and all individuals must understand how they […]
Whether we are talking about elite special operations units, winning professional sports teams or high-functioning business organizations, all high-performance teams share similar attributes. They have high levels of internal trust and accountability, navigate change more successfully and have resilient mindsets. They are more sustainable, have higher levels of engagement and therefore efficiency. High-performance business organizations […]
Brent Gleeson, Founder & CEO of TakingPoint Leadership was featured on Big Think, the world’s largest archive of lessons learned through interviews, presentations, and discussions from people changing how people work, live, and experience life. This Big Think interview was moderated by Nathan Rosenberg, founding partner of management consulting firm Insigniam. During the live session, […]
#1 Embrace Reality Accept this new reality and try to avoid comparing our current situation to how it was before. It’s time to move past fear and discomfort and focus on the things you can control. Assess your situation, resources, challenges, and responsibilities, and keep your eyes forward. #2 Know the Facts Digital media and […]
Strategic planning, debriefing, and after-action reviews are critical steps in building high-performance teams, high-growth organizations, and meeting/exceeding goals. Planning and debriefing models can be used for long- and short-term execution and are the cornerstone of why some projects fail and others succeed. We believe strongly in bringing teams together around an aligned objective, specific strategy, […]
An undefined, unmanaged, and unnurtured culture can lead to chaos, mixed messages, poor hires, and unclear direction and expectations, all of which affect employee retention, client retention, and the bottom line.
Leadership development is one of the most important drivers of profitability because its benefits and failures touch every piece of the business.
Company culture is the key foundational element that helps guide the beliefs that drive the behaviors and actions needed to get the desired results.