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Recruiting is Marketing

Blogs by Ted Sarvata

If you’re not treating recruiting as one of the top priorities of your business, you’re probably missing out on a massive opportunity to upgrade your team. Most  businesses large and small see Human Resources as compliance-based and necessary, and ultimately as a cost center. So when company leadership hands the responsibility for recruiting new team […]

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Patterns In the Workplace: How attachment style impacts our work relationships

Blogs by Keyne Petkovic

Research estimates that about 95% of our brain activity is unconscious. This includes habits, patterns, automatic body function, creativity, emotions, personality, beliefs and values, cognitive biases, and long-term memory.  Whew… that’s quite a list.  So to think that employees will behave in the workplace without bringing this level of unconscious bias to the workplace is […]

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Executive Productivity: Stress Management

Blogs by Keyne Petkovic

An executive’s ability to manage stress directly impacts their productivity. Executives experience stress and burnout higher than the average worker because of the fast pace nature of their role, the frequency and impact of decision making, and the isolative nature of their top management role. A normal stress response sends cortisol into the body and […]

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The Impact of Great Leadership on Employee Retention

Executive Tips

We have all heard the popular saying “People leave managers, not companies… in the end, turnover is mostly a manager issue.” According to Gallup’s State of the American Manager report, the number 1 reason that employees leave a job is due to a bad boss or immediate supervisor. Bad managers are abundant and leave a […]

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How to Get the Most Out of Your BHAG

Blogs by Ted Sarvata

For the purpose of this article, I’m assuming you already have a BHAG®, a 10-30 year goal. For review, BHAG (Big Hairy Audacious Goal) is a term coined by Jim Collins and Jerry Porras. It should be inspiring, reinforce business fundamentals, and drive you to greatness. If you don’t have a BHAG please go back […]

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Reward-based Leadership vs Responsibility-based Leadership

Blogs by Keyne Petkovic

Recently I facilitated a leadership training class where we were reviewing Patrick Lencioni’s book, The Motive. The book breaks down two fundamental types of thinking leaders have about their role. Reward-based Leadership thinking revolves around individuals thinking they have earned the right to lead and enjoy all the trappings and status benefits of their leadership […]

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