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Posts Tagged ‘Trust’

[ A Critical Leadership Skill: Managing a Remote Workforce ]

September 27th, 2017

The 9-to-5 workweek in the office is quickly becoming obsolete. Remote workers are more common, but some companies aren’t embracing the trend. Early in 2017, IBM announced that all remote workers would now have to work in one of its six main offices around the United States. Any employee who refused would be terminated, and […]

[ It’s gone viral! ]

May 3rd, 2017

Do you know which Harvard Business Review article has the most shares this year? It has over 25,000 shares and it was written by Sue Bingham, Founder and Principal at HPWP Consulting! Sue’s article addresses a topic every high-performance leader cares deeply about – creating a high-trust workplace. There has been so much interest in […]

[ If Employees Don’t Trust You, It’s Up to You ]

January 2nd, 2017

Three years ago, 37% of CEOs were concerned about a lack of trust in businesses, according to the PwC Annual Global CEO survey. Across industries, that number has climbed to 55%. A high level of trust between managers and employees defines the best workplaces and drives overall company performance and revenue. As Stephen M. R. Covey writes in The Speed […]

[ Basic Human Values that Empower High-Performance Workplaces ]

March 23rd, 2016

Although business leaders try to boost performance by enforcing rules, their efforts lead, ironically, to disengagement and apathy, and an estimated 70% of employees in the United States remain miserable in their jobs. The issue lies in employee morale. To create an inspired, high-performing workforce, leaders should promote five basic human values: positive assumptions, trust, inclusion, challenge, and […]

[ Want To Empower Employees? Take A Vacation ]

March 2nd, 2016

As a small business executive, you’re working harder than ever to compete with larger organizations, keep your margins high, and maximize your productivity. With more than 50 percent of the working population employed by small businesses, it’s no wonder you’re working so hard. Countless studies, common sense, and your mother agree that taking a well-deserved […]

[ Four Ways to Tackle High Turnover ]

September 14th, 2015

Every organization wants a productive team, but when flawed hiring processes lead to the wrong people being hired, high turnover follows — and comes at a high cost. A study by the Center for American Progress reported that the median costs of replacing an employee are estimated at more than 21 percent of the employee’s […]

[ 4 Ways to Establish Trust and Improve Your Bottom Line ]

September 2nd, 2015

In football games, fans often consider themselves the 12th man. In other words, they believe that they have the potential to influence the outcome of the game for their team. For small businesses, trust is the 12th man. Employee trust in company leaders can significantly influence the game by allowing small businesses to successfully compete against much […]