Step One. Ignore the work of your people.

When someone finishes a project, pretend you didn’t see it.

If it’s a task you delegated, your silence will only add to their shame and general lack of…

Increase Retention by Simply Helping People Grow

Original posted at Karma blog »

A few years ago, one of my hardest working direct reports came to say he was resigning early from a contract.

In the following weeks, while he arranged travel plans and set about finishing up immediate projects, I tried multiple times, and…

Small talk has a big impact

Originally posted at Karma Blog »

Look around the office at the people you work with and ask yourself this question:

How does my team actualize its’ values?

Furthermore, is that agency promoted from a senior management team or from within the grass-roots of the organisation?

If we’re not careful, the values on the plaque by the entrance are not the values people apply in their work.

Use Consistent Achievement to build better teams

Picture this scenario: A client wants a product live in seven days.

A week later, after late nights and early mornings, the DevOps manager calls…

How being under-appreciated forces a young generation to shift

Millennials — Researchers and popular media typically use the early 1980s as starting birth years and the mid-1990s to early 2000s as ending birth years. / Wikipedia

It is a shocking statistic. According to Deloitte, 43% of millennials see themselves quitting their current job within the next 2 years.

Have a quick look around you in the office. Count out ten co-workers, and imagine the impact of 4 people walking out the door the next moment.

Consider the challenge…

Dan Lake

Millennial Specialist | Founder & Leadership Coach with www.leadcoachrelease.com

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