Hallelujah for Empowered Employees

Please contact the authors for permission to repost or reprint this item in your own publication. Good leaders lead by developing everyday leaders on their team. Getting employees to accept ownership, become accountable, and take responsibility are the cornerstones for creating an empowered and engaged workplace. In Hallelujah! An Anthem for Purposeful Work, we’ve outlined these key principles for developing …

Hallelujah! and Walking the Talk

Please contact the authors for permission to repost or reprint this item in your own publication.   If you have a mission statement, convene a “walk the talk” meeting with your team. Answer two questions. The first: What current policies and actions contradict our mission statement? The second: What will we do differently to bring our behavior in line with …

Hiring Volunteers

Please contact the authors for permission to repost or reprint this item in your own publication.   Yes, employees can become volunteers for your corporate mission.  All workers are volunteers whether you pay them or not. With their free will, they choose how hard to work and how much to care. Don’t be surprised if the people who are only …

Hallelujah! for Engaged Employees

Please contact the authors for permission to repost or reprint this item in your own publication.   Work is a four-letter word. But it doesn’t have to be penance. We’ll spend approximately half of our adult lives working. It should be no surprise that our happiness, well-being, and positivity will be largely determined by our engagement and satisfaction with our …

Creating a Culture of Caring

Please contact the authors for permission to repost or reprint this item in your own publication.   We live in a time of cynicism. This is a time when Dilbert—a comic strip about office politics, corporate bureaucracy, and incompetence—is often cut out and posted in the very offices it parodies, a testament to our collective cynicism about our work. Cynicism …