Leading with Authenticity

Be yourself. Be intentional. Be authentic. We often hear these words thrown around, but what does it really mean? For us, our journey from being in-house Human Resources executives to starting our own businesses and launching High Performanceology required letting go of limiting beliefs and fears and gaining authentic clarity. …

5 Signs It’s Time to Makeover Your HR Team

Signs, Signs, Everywhere Signs…. Sometimes, there are signs all around us. Occasionally, we pay attention and heed the warning. Other times, we walk right on by. When it comes to our jobs and our teams, we can’t ignore the signs. We need to pay attention and take action. When you’re …

Values are the Heart of the Workplace: Helping employees stay in love with the company

By the time the average person retires at age 65 they will have spent over 90,000 hours on the job. 90,000 hours! That’s one-third of your adult life. You better love what you do, and the company you work for if you’re going to dedicate a third of your adult …

Compensation Checklist

Do your current pay practices align with your culture and business? In today’s environment, how organizations invest in their talent is paramount to success. Here is a high-level checklist for you to download to determine how your compensation program stacks up. Compensation Things to Consider PDF

Total Rewards or Talent Investment?

Total Rewards. We’ve all heard the term. Many of us have built, developed, implemented and iterated Total Rewards programs. Now as I transition from being an in-house HR and Total Rewards Executive to a full-time consultant, I often wonder did we have it all wrong? Should we have called ourselves Talent …

Pay Transparency: How to Blaze the Trail

Pay transparency. The term can be daunting for many CEOs and HR leaders to process. Lately, we’ve been hearing about pay transparency more often and, when you consider the focus on pay equity it makes sense that organizations want to be more transparent with their pay. Pay transparency can take …

Why Engagement is the Solution for Performance Management

Performance management systems are broken. You cannot manage performance; however, you can manage people. Creating consistent action and increasing an employee’s performance over time is a result of investing in people. Understanding a person’s intrinsic motivations, their purpose and using that information to align their actions with the organization’s values …

Why You Do Anything Impacts How You Do Everything

There are many experts who have studied behavioral science and organizational leadership such as Brendon Burchard, Simon Sinek, and Tony Robbins whose valuable work supports what happens when people are fully aligned with their life’s purpose, their Why. They are truly happy, fulfilled and able to sustain long-term motivation to …

Two Words That Will Change Your Career

These two simple words – thank you – will transform your relationships and more importantly your career. We live in a time where society is in deep need of more kindness. Gratitude is the solution that is making a come back. The workplace is arguably an area where being compassionate …

Civility in the Workplace

As a child you likely heard your parents say, “mind your manners.” Perhaps you even learned the Golden Rule, “treat others how you want to be treated.” As we grow older these simple lessons, which are fundamental aspects of civility, become an important part of a belief system that manifests …