In a refreshing interview, CEO Jim Franklin shares his company’s views on employee engagement. SendGrid’s approach to job design is both exhilarating and gutsy.
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Trial In a state correctional facility, Christine had a problem. With no prior supervisory experience, as one of a small handful of female staff in a mostly male prison, and with a highly diverse and contentious inmate population, she had been placed in charge of creating a clothing factory. As if those weren’t enough barriers, » Read More
The following post was co-authored by Dr. Gordon Whitehead and his son Chris Whitehead… Many years ago I read Be Quick But Don’t Hurry by Andrew Hill and John Wooden. For many, John Wooden is a personal, as well as a national, treasure. For those who don’t know about John Wooden, this may help » Read More
Are you a leader? Or a boss? Do you know the difference between the leader and the boss? In this article, you will be able to differentiate between the two and distinguish if you are a leader or you are acting as a boss. Leader, the role of the leader is to lead the people. » Read More
Leadership isn’t a solo endeavor. If you go it alone: You will not have anyone to support you in challenging times. You will not have anyone to challenge you in troubling times. You will not have meaningful conversations. You will become stale in your ways. You will become moldy in your ideas. You will become » Read More
We’ve all experienced it. The meeting goes well. Everyone nods, smiles, and quickly agrees. There are no objections or even questions to answer. You leave feeling confident that your proposal will be unanimously adopted. Then you hear about the meeting after the meeting… and the lingering concerns and worries that ‘everyone’ has… and you know » Read More