Loss Aversion

Loss Aversion

Imagine this scenario: a colleague offers to flip a coin and give you $20 if it lands on heads. If it lands on tails, you give him $20. Stop and ponder; would you accept that bet? For most of us, the answer is no. Behavioral science experts Amos Tversky and Daniel...
Creating a Culture of Retention

Creating a Culture of Retention

Offices everywhere are full of employees who may be poised for fresh starts as we approach 2020, which is only two and a half months away. There will be recharged enthusiasm for conquering previously unconquerable projects. Time with family and friends allow for the...
Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

Being Comfortable with the Uncomfortable

No matter your role or how long you have been in it, we all have situations we would rather avoid. Scenarios can range from taking on a project in which you are not sure you will excel, having a difficult conversation with a client or colleague, or even simply...
Opportunistic Outsourcing

Opportunistic Outsourcing

Business coach Peter Drucker was known for dispensing some sage advice that still rings true decades later: “Do what you do best and outsource the rest.” What comes to mind when you hear that mantra? An immediate list likely appears of all the tasks you know are not...
Is Your Organization Optimized?

Is Your Organization Optimized?

Our country has gone from conversations about how to recruit and retain quality employees in a market with low unemployment just a few short years ago to conversations about how to find a job in a market with record unemployment. What’s missing is the most important...