Leadership! Why is it so hard?

Denise CooperAchieving Goals, Career Success, Employee engagement, Leadership, Managing Diversity0 Comments

It’s just that simple. You matter and relationships matters in big and small ways. Every time you think I am not getting enough from my people, My team is not aligned, I am withholding my contribution(s) because I don’t feel appreciated… or I’m misunderstood or feel attacked; I can’t get anyone to buy into my ideas, hire, promote or pay … Read More

News flash: Your Boss and HR aren’t engaged either

Denise CooperAchieving Goals, Employee engagement1 Comment

When it comes to employee engagement there’s been so much written and discussed it was easy to overlook one glaring fact. The two groups responsible for solving the problem are suffering from it too. So here’s a message to every CEO. “You’ve got a REALLY BIG PROBLEM” if you care anything about the impact of disengaged employees. My advice start … Read More

Professionals to CEO’s: Mastering The Art Of Mentorship is Critical To Your Success

Denise CooperCareer Success, Employee engagement, Success Tips0 Comments

The Idea – Mentoring is ESSENTIAL to your long term ability to achieving your personal and professional goals. A Mentor is defined as someone who is a wise and trusted teacher, adviser or counselor. Mentoring is the act of teaching and sharing knowledge, perspective and information that leads to personal or professional growth for all involved. One widely held belief … Read More

10 Reasons Why Companies Get Employee Engagement Wrong!

Denise CooperAchieving Goals, Employee engagement0 Comments

What is the single biggest thing that companies get wrong with employee engagement? This was a group posting on LinkedIn. As I read through the comments, I realized there were about 10 reasons listed why senior leadership and HR that can’t answer this question. Why does this matter? You might ask, especially given all the other priorities on your “to … Read More