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It was another late night returning home from a business trip this week. Spring weather in Denver has been rainy for a week straight. We need the moisture (not as badly as other parts of the country), so no complaints.
The overcast was heavy with a light sprinkle as I left the airport on the hour’s drive to our mountain neighborhood.[…] Continue Reading »
Many organizations measure how satisfied customers are with their products, services and with the customer-service experience. Those organizations may not do much with the data gathered, but they do have systems in place to measure customer service.
Too few organizations measure how satisfied employees are with their company, their boss, their colleagues and their work environment. The organizations that do gather this data may not do much with it, which is unfortunate.[…] Continue Reading »
There were 25 managers in a recent leadership program I facilitated. Part of the program included a pre-work assessment where each manager and their direct reports assessed the manager’s leadership behaviors and overall effectiveness.
For many leaders around the globe today, such feedback is unusual — and a bit threatening. Most organizations don’t provide leaders with this kind of feedback very often.[…] Continue Reading »