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June 14, 2018

Error in Packaging Causes Health Concerns

Bayer mislabeled packaging of Alka Seltzer Plus products. This error could lead consumers to unintentionally ingest a product that they may have an allergy to, leading to an anaphylactic reaction. Some errors could cost an organization a lot of money…other errors could actually kill people. Although Bayer did the right thing by recalling the product, this mistake could have been avoided. Read the full article here. In Accuracy in the Workplace, we examine how much errors are costing your company […]
June 12, 2018

Five Factors of Personality

Development of the five factors of personality began in 1933 when Louis Thurston challenged a group of professionals to create a common language for describing personality. The goal of this challenge was to shrink the more than 18,000 words that described the individual differences in the English Dictionary. Since then, much research has been done on the vocabulary and the relationship between words and individuals to the the major categories used to describe personality. The five-factor model was shared in […]
June 8, 2018

Roles’ Refresh: The Power of the RACI Analysis

I recently pulled up alongside an impressive European sports car that couldn’t have been older than a few months. As the car accelerated from the stoplight, it seemed to hover on air and engulf the road ahead as if it were built on the pavement’s undulations and imperfections. A horn sounding from behind awoke me from my mesmerized stare, just as the feat of automotive excellence disappeared. I bring up this moment because it is such a powerful analogy to […]
July 18, 2017

The Communication Marathon

“The art of communication is the language of leadership” –James C. Homes This is the third article dedicated to assisting leadership in connecting to and harnessing the power of their teams.  The theme throughout these chats remains Knowing Your People. Now onto the second pillar of C3 Communication. Closely aligned with achieving constant communication is ensuring that you are putting in place engagement opportunities that will ensure your consistent messages are continuous. This is not a sprint but a marathon, […]
July 18, 2017

Building Trust through Consistency

This is the second discussion in the series “Navigating to Total Engagement” and will focus upon the first pillar of C3 Communication – Consistency. “It’s not what we do once in a while that shapes our lives. It’s what we do consistently.” – Tony Robbins Consistency in your communication efforts will demonstrate sincerity and integrity. Your ability to accurately recall an employee’s family dynamics can be an invaluable experience, or not.  Remembering that Kathy’s husband is recovering from knee surgery […]

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