Remember the Details - Encourage Employees to Take More Ownership

By Susan Cullen on 15 Apr 2019

Remember The D.E.T.A.I.L.S

Balanced and effective autonomy allows your staff to perform at his or her personal best. When the focus is less about how things get done, employees are encouraged to take some risks, try new ideas, and concentrate on what is getting done. Empowerment improves morale.

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Go Beyond SMART: 2 Incredible Alternative Goal Methodologies to Help Your Employee Create Better Goals

By Susan Cullen on 18 Feb 2019

Goal setting. It's a must in any endeavor. As the late great motivational speaker and writer Zig Ziglar said, "if you aim at nothing, you'll hit it every time."

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5 Ways to Recognize Employee Dissatisfaction Before It's Too Late

By Susan Cullen on 28 Jan 2019

You cannot afford to lose your employees. High turnover does not just come with a personal cost and losing expertise, but a financial penalty as well. According to studies cited by the Huffington Post, the average annual cost of employee turnover is above $1.5 million. Lose a manager and finding and training their replacement will cost about six to nine months of their salary.

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5 Important Costs of Employee Turnover

By Susan Cullen on 10 Jan 2019


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Enhancing Accountability on a Team

By Susan Cullen on 27 Feb 2018

Accountability at work means being held accountable for your actions, not pointing the finger at others when something goes wrong.  If something needs to be done, whether it is your responsibility or not, it's important to not wait for direction to take action.  Take the initiative and as Nike says "Just Do It!" Leaders need specific Interpersonal Leadership Skills to help create a culture that encourages and engaged accountable workforce.

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Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team Showcase - Philadelphia

By Susan Cullen on 18 Jul 2017

Do you want your teams to have the ultimate competitive advantage?

Based on the internationally best-selling leadership fable, The Five Dysfunctions of a Team by Patrick Lencioni, the Five Behaviors of a Cohesive Team™ facilitates a unique learning experience that measures and develops the top five behaviors of a healthy well-functioning team. Find out how this program can make a lasting impact on your teams at this showcase event in Philadelphia.

At the Five Behaviors™ showcase, you will receive:

  • Insights from assessment data that you can apply to your own teams and organization
  • Case-study stories from companies who have used the Five Behaviors framework
  • An overview of The Five Behaviors model and how it can work for you
  • Sample Five Behaviors assessment report

Program Details:

Tuesday, October 31, 2017
1515 Market Street, Philadelphia, PA

The event begins with a continental breakfast and networking followed by an interactive presentation, as follows:

9:00 - 9:30 - Registration, networking, continental breakfast
9:30 - 11:00 - Presentation

This is a FREE event.

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How to Boost Employee Development with Mentoring

By Susan Cullen on 21 Jul 2014

Every industry—and in fact, most every company—has a unique set of needs when it comes to recruiting, developing, and retaining top talent. But across the board, employee development can be bolstered by a common support: mentoring.

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Workplace Productivity and Team Performance during Summer Months

By Susan Cullen on 27 Jun 2014

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7 Facts about Workplace Stress and Strong Interpersonal Skills

By Susan Cullen on 23 Apr 2014

If you’ve read any of the recent reports about a skills gap in the American workforce, you probably have core competencies like math, literacy, and problem-solving on your radar. After all, these are the fundamentals that define successful employees, right?

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How to Create an Innovative Corporate Culture in 2014

By Susan Cullen on 16 Apr 2014

Corporate America has been talking about innovation as a business imperative for almost 20 years now. In that time, we’ve seen new models and gatekeepers emerge. We’ve also seen attitudes and strategies shift.  And although 91 percent of executives still say innovation is a strategic priority, some interesting changes are afoot.

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