How to earn your employees engagement?

Multiple research shows that only about one-third of the employees are engaged at a given workplace. A larger amount of people is not engaged while the rest (around one-fourth) is actively disengaged. But what exactly employee engagement means? A business management concept that describes the level of enthusiasm and dedication a worker feels toward his/her…

Spring chickens and old dogs – generations working together

About 150-200 years ago when people died at a younger age (around 40-60) and the yearly technical advancement wasn’t that significant, it didn’t cause any problems for generations to work together. It was obvious that everyone starts at the bottom at a young age and works him/herself up on the ladder by learning and perfecting the tricks of…

Micromanage or not?! That is the question.

How micromanaging interrupts the flow in you as a leader and in your subordinates? What steps help to promote flow at work? Are there any circumstances when micromanaging is not only allowed but desirable? First of all please, allow me to be a bit personal here: I look at timesheet if it were my enemy.…

Manage your work, live your life

Work-life balance is not a rule set in stone but more like a concept that is different for every individual and might change on a daily basis. What work-life balance really means? Does it mean that you have to adhere to the 8 hours of work, 8 hours of fun and 8 hours of sleep…

How can you benefit from flextime as a leader?

It’s hardly dawn when the loud clicking of the alarm clock wakes you up in the morning. You are still heavy headed from last night’s socializing event where you had to attend as part of your duties. You would prefer to stay in bed till about midday but you have to be in the office…