Month: May 2019

Louise Herring and the Impact of Emotional Intelligence

In the nearly 14 years since I started at South Carolina Federal Credit Union, we have stayed the course to be an “Employer of Choice.” We want our employees to feel special about working at this organization. And to do so, our HR Strategies & Practices center on becoming a Best Places to Work. Why? …

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How to Grow Employees: HR Strategies & Practices That Work

On a trip to the Philippines, I learned how cacao trees are planted. Until it is about nine months old and begins to produce the very first part of a tree, a seedling is nurtured. To ensure that it produces rich chocolate, as soon as the lush, green leaves appear, they are snipped. What’s left …

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How Helping Employees Find Their Purpose Increases Your Talent Retention

It often surprises people to discover that money is actually pretty far down the list on why people leave a job. Lack of connection to their supervisor, an uninspiring culture, and the inability to find value in their work are the top reasons employees exit a work environment.   So what does this mean for …

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A Cohesion Culture™Snacks on Strategy All Day Long

Peter Drucker first coined the phrase “Culture eats strategy for breakfast.” Mark Fields, President at Ford, made it famous by adding to the saying: “Culture eats strategy for breakfast, lunch, and dinner, so do not leave it unattended.” It is my turn to embellish the statement and assert: “A Cohesion Culture™ snacks on strategy and …

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