September 22nd, 2014

Who Could Use a Pat on the Back?

How do you recognize someone at work who has done an outstanding job? J.B. Wood believes we should recognize people's work whenever we catch them doing a good job at something, large or small. This doesn't mean we need to throw a party, he explains.  Sincerely saying, "Good job. I...

November 10th, 2013

The Surprising Economics of a “People Business”

So what's the secret sauce of successful business? No matter what your business, investing in your people is synonymous with investing in your company’s future. So writes Travis Jarman in his blog at O.C. Tanner. You'll also want to read "The Surprising Economics of a 'People Business,'” ...

February 16th, 2013

See People, Not Just Employees

Steve Gibson discusses the importance of showing people sawu bona, which is Zulu for, “I see you.” In todays fast paced world, we often neglect to show people genuine care either in the business world or in simple everyday life. Remember, every interaction we have with every person is ...

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