Here’s the Trouble with Burnout

It’s a nasty, bad condition; definitely not good for you! In my coaching of executives, I have noticed a general theme with business executives who are burned out. How does it happen? What are solutions? This is a must read. Weeding versus Leading Is there a lot of weeding going on? Or leading? People in […]

HR Brand: Generic or a Name Brand? What’s it Going to Be?

I have come to the conclusion that what seems to be the new buzz du jour about developing one’s personal professional brand is not new at all.  The concept of branding has been around literally forever.  And yet, so few professionals give it any thought or spend any time or effort in discovering what their […]

Visible Listening Will Drive Your Team’s Greatness

This post was written by Richard Bourgault – Power Connections Alumnus It has been my experience that the opportunity to be heard among your team members is a powerfully motivating force, and your ability and willingness to listen to them empowers them to contribute to the goals that are set for them. Being “visible” and […]

The Outplacement Brand Challenge

Okay, here I go. I want to know something: why do companies use their current outplacement firms? If you have been using an outplacement firm, do you know what is special about it?  Is there anything compelling about their services?  Do you use them for any particular reason other than the price of their programs, […]