What would be different in your operation if you could experience a 170 percent in engagement, a 294 percent increase in innovation, and a 221 percent increase in results? Would that give you a leg up on your competition? Would it transform your culture from “on life support” to “on [...]
If you want to succeed, you have to be passionate about your work. It has to be true. Motivational speakers around the globe say so. The prestigious consulting firm Deloitte quantified it in a report that said, “Up to 87.7 percent of America’s workforce is not able to contribute to [...]
Everyone makes mistakes. Successful people and organizations don't repeat them. The Five Friends share insights on mistakes that they see repeated by themselves and others.
Are you struggling to achieve that elusive state of Work-Life balance? The Five Friends share insights on how you maintain a touch of sanity in a world with unending demands on your time and attention.
Engaged employees lead to increased profits, increased customer satisfaction and loyalty, fewer safety incidents, and lower turnover. The Five Friends share ideas on how you and your organization can earn the discretionary effort and commitment that comes from enhanced engagement.
Intelligent machines replacing humans in the workplace is no longer science fiction. Research from McKinsey & Company reports that as much as 45 percent of the individual work activities can be accomplished with artificial intelligence, advanced robotics, and computer automation that is available today. The agriculture industry is being transformed [...]
The end of the year is always hectic. You are wrapping up last minute obligations, projects, and probably gifts. Spending time with family and friends is, no doubt, on your To Do list. And, you may be thinking about and planning for all that you want to achieve in the [...]
From Joe Calloway: Here’s advice that I’m giving myself for 2016. You can partake of it as you see fit: Lighten up. My family is healthy and happy and we’re all together. In light of that, any “problems” that I might have are trivial. Listen to and think about what [...]
You will never inspire the hearts and minds of others without a deep, genuine appreciation for the talent, commitment, and value that others can bring to your team. When you get that, your ability to connect with people and their ability to connect with you is multiplied exponentially. Arturo led [...]
Father's Day will be here soon, and it started us thinking about lessons we learned from our fathers. We hope you enjoy them. From Mark Sanborn: My father spoke much good advice with me, but he demonstrated even more. What impacted me most happened one holiday season when I was a boy. My [...]