Is the solution to the Great Resignation your talent strategy?

At the end of 2021, many people hoped we would be able to “return to normal” in the new year. Now that we are 6 weeks into 2022, we find that there is more volatility and uncertainty in this new…

Give thanks and appreciation with a very grateful heart

2021 is coming to a close. I am very thankful for the opportunities that this year has given me. I met many people around the world and made a lot of new friends. I learnt new things. I’m also fortunate…

What are the ingredients to build an adaptive reward and recognition system?

I’ve been writing about rewards and recognition lately. So far, we’ve explored how the motivation and the form factors of the rewards differ for the generations. Then I dived deeper and looked at how those motivations and form factors play…

Reward is all about money, right?

Leadership Memo 2021-11 In my previous Leadership Memo, we explored how the motivation and the form factors of the rewards differ for the generations. In another post, I dived deeper and looked at how those motivations and form factors play…

Do we really need an adaptable reward and recognition system? (Part 2)

In my previous post, “Do we really need an adaptable reward and recognition system? (Part 1)?“, we explored the differences in motivation and the form factors of the rewards between the five generations in the workplace today. Now, I want…

Do we really need an adaptable reward and recognition system? (Part 1)

Leadership Memo 2021-10 Reward and recognition systems should be adaptable and agile. They need to take contexts into consideration. Why? Because there are up to five generations in the workplace today. We all want the same thing: to be respected,…

How to invite people to dance: Diversity at work

Leaders have long recognized that a diverse workforce gives a competitive edge, that diversity results in the most innovative ideas. So how do you get a diverse workforce? In other words, how do you recruit diverse talents and how do…

Daring you to jump onto the Trojan Horse to lead your Transformation to Agility

Leadership Memo 2021- 7 Has your company gone through transformations? Agile transformation? Digital transformation? How was the experience? Did the transformation stick? What if there is something that would help drive faster and longer lasting (dare I say, permanent!) transformation?…

Give thanks and appreciation with a grateful heart

Leadership Memo 2020-5 Happy Thanksgiving from the US! I am thankful for the opportunities that this unprecedented time gives me. I’ve met many people around the world during the last 8 months and made a lot of new friends. I’ve…

Do you dare to overhaul performance management?

“Not everything that counts can be counted and not everything that can be counted counts.” - Albert Einstein In the past couple months, I’ve been writing and talking about performance management and reward & recognition. We even explore whether we…