Why Training Fails: 11 Truth That Most Good Leaders Don’t Even Know

Article By Shawn Doyle Culled From, Inc.com I’ve been involved in training, speaking, and consulting for 28 years–and the issues have been the same since I started. The shocking truth is that a ton of money gets spent–but it’s all wasted because of the unintentional barriers organizations have in place around

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HR Could Become Irrelevant …If It Does Not Embrace The Global Economy

Old Human Resources and Employee Relations (HR/ER) is dead. Modern HR/ER has become the front-line global HR/ER practice. HR/ER encompass all people business related procedures from hiring to retirement. However, this great profession might continue to be marginalized in more organizations, unless the new scientific HR/ER processes are embraced by

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Stop Making Mondays Miserable For Yourself

Your approach to Mondays are an index of your approach to your entire life, whether you are aware of it or not. If you approach your Mondays and the rest of your week with expectation and verve, chances are that you approach your entire life in the same way. Very

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Stop Being Afraid At Work, It Is Not Your Only Option!

You are probably totally disengaged from your job, if you do not recognize the concern and undercurrent fear or concern of certain folks in the workplace. Human Resources Departments that have not conducted a culture and health check survey of employees in the light of new Legislation and the Social

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This Is the Real Reason Startups Succeed–and No, It’s Not Money

The number of self-employed people in the U.S. has grown by nearly 150,000 since 2014 to 8,751,000. This number is up from 8,602,000 at the end of 2016. That data, from the Bureau of Labor Statistics, is in many ways exciting, especially for a business coach. Yet I can’t help but think

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Who Are You, Where Are You Coming From, And Where Are You Going?

Every New Year people come up with New Year Resolutions. One of the greatest reasons people fail in following up on these resolutions, is because their resolutions are based on external motivations with NO in-depth knowledge of themselves. Most times, they do not create plans based on any real and

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Political Fear Mongering At Work– Do Not Do It. Do Not Be Afraid Of It Either

A while back, I wrote an article about the irrationality of limiting political and religious discourse at work. The general reason for this workplace restriction on political and religious speech, I found during my research on the subject, is based on a largely held and irrational belief, that such topics

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After The Elections- How To Boost Cohesiveness At Work

It appears this election has been one of the most exhausting in our history. Many Presidential Historians and Unaffiliated Political Analysts, have also declared that our election results were extremely unique, because of the massive focus on class based, racial and regional voting divides. In addition, according to most unaffiliated

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How To Thrive In A Toxic Work Environment

  One of the things that I do in the course of my work is to restructure Human Resources departments, upgrade the performance of Employee Relations and Compliance professionals, Resolve Conflicts, review and use HR analytics, and do all that is required to make these (and related) departments provide measurable

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Gagging Political and Religious Discussions At Work. Why??

Religious and political discussions are a part of cognitive diversity. There is no sturdy evidence or body of work that supports the perplexing belief that religion and politics are emotional topics, that provide employees permission to act savagely and without respect for other people’s ideas.Cognitive, emotional and other forms of

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