People need to do two things to maximize their careers: constantly improve their skill set and motivate others. Companies with leaders that engaged workforces outperformed their peers by 147% in earnings per share, says Roberta Chinsky Matuson, author of “The Magnetic Leader: How Irresistible Leaders Attract Employees, Customers, and Profits.” Matuson founded Matuson Consulting, which..
Does this sound familiar to you? You finally manage to take a weekend off from work and become totally relaxed and reenergized. Realizing the value of striking a healthy work-life balance, you vow to work less and take care of your physical and mental health. But then you find yourself back in the office running faster than..
A September 2017 survey from Aon found that while men and women have similar engagement levels, they aren’t experiencing the workplace the same way. When asked whether they wanted to stay with their organization, 72 percent of women who’d been with the company for less than six months said yes. Only 67 percent of men with the same tenure said they’d..
Forget the time-honored tradition that younger workers need to “pay their dues” before moving up the ladder of success. These days many young people see no need to wait their turn – and their refusal to patiently stand in line is the right idea, says Michelle A. Turman, author of Jumping the Queue: Achieving Great..
Ensuring a positive employee experience for both men and women begins from day one and to helps reduce workplace conflict, raise staff morale and increase overall productivity. From the point at which an employee is onboarded into a new organization, it is imperative to communicate the vision and mission that drive it every day and..
Does your fundraising program need to be better positioned for future success? Then consider a fundraising assessment by Catalyst Consulting Services to examine your organization’s strengths and opportunities for growth. What is a development assessment? An evaluation of an organization’s essential fundraising elements – including organizational structure, personnel, and procedures; revenue streams, fundraising strategies and..
Are You Ready for A Campaign? Michelle A. Turman, MA, CFRE One of the most common objections to beginning a capital campaign is that the organizational leaders do not feel they are “ready” to begin. How do you know if your organization is indeed ready for a campaign? It’s best to begin with the needs:..
How to Approach and Utilize A Vital Career Tool In the past year, the concept of mentoring has gained new momentum. Thanks to the many popular business and self-help books that have focused attention on this subject, several people have approached me to understand this concept better. Usually, the persons fall into two categories: either..