Author: Matt Poepsel, PhD
How to get promoted during the pandemic
As we finally approach the end of 2020, many employees are turning their attention toward career aspirations for the coming year. If you count yourself among those looking to reach the next level, a quick web search will produce a slew of tips.
These people problems are destroying your business—and HR can’t solve them.
Business leaders, can we talk? I’ve got some good news and some bad news. First the bad news: The vast majority of your businesses–regardless of your company size or industry–won’t reach their full potential this year. Instead, a variety of people issues will create risk for your business and destroy value. This “people tax” will…
The biggest work productivity killer: culture
We’ve all had days where the productive person who walked through the door in the morning loses steam by mid-afternoon. There are a variety of factors that can kill work productivity including poor job fit and being forced to work alongside low performers. But according to an informal survey PI conducted at the 2018 MassTLC…
7 ways to create an upward spiral of confidence
I consider myself to be a reasonably confident fellow. Need somebody to tackle a challenging work project? Have a new big, hairy, audacious goal (BHAG) that needs to be achieved? Seeking a karaoke partner to belt out The B-52’s “Rock Lobster”? I’m your guy.