Top 10 Effective Ways to Develop High Potentials

2019-08-22T18:17:27-04:00February 19th, 2019|Brace For Impact, Employee Retention, Leadership Development Theory, Uncategorized|

More than half of high potential employees drop out of their programs within the first five years. Yet, high potentials are seen as twice as valuable to their organization than non-high potentials, according to a report from CEB. Developing and retaining high potentials is more crucial—and more challenging—than ever. Thus, there’s the risk of burnout, [...]

Need Team Building Ideas? Here Are the 10 Best Blogs About Corporate Team Building

2019-11-08T13:36:26-05:00January 20th, 2019|Employee Retention, Leadership Roundups, Team Leadership Tips, Uncategorized|

The term ‘team building’ has something of a bad rap these days, hence often inspiring eye rolls and visions of trust falls and group hugs. Rather, a high-quality team building activity developed by experts in communication and cultural strategy, can produce real results. You may be looking for team building ideas, however it can be [...]

5 Tips for Building Trust as a Leader

2019-02-27T16:43:12-05:00December 7th, 2018|Apollo, Building Trust, Employee Retention, Meet Our Apollo Leaders, Uncategorized|

This was it, the big moment. The NASA astronauts floated on the cramped flight deck of the space shuttle, huddled around a laptop operated by Pamela Melroy. Her job? To attach a crucial piece of hardware to the International Space Station using motorized bolts. No one had ever done this before, yet the mission commander, [...]

Why People Leave Pt. 2: How to Best Retain Your Top Performers

2019-02-27T16:19:33-05:00August 2nd, 2017|Employee Retention, Leadership Development Theory|

In our last blog we discussed three office epidemics that lead to poor employee retention rates: Bad managers, boring work, and office politics. Now that we know our enemy, it’s time to find ways to solve these issues and make sure our top performers stay in the building.  1.  Be An Empathetic Leader We touched [...]

Why People Leave Pt. 1: Three Toxic Contributors to Poor Employee Retention

2019-02-27T16:21:52-05:00July 26th, 2017|Employee Retention, Uncategorized|

Two of the biggest leadership buzzwords that follow the word “employee” are “engagement” and “retention.” We’ve talked about engagement on this blog before but haven’t tackled the epidemic of bolting employees — a trend that’s only growing. A recent survey by Dale Carnegie Training revealed “26% of U.S. employees say they will look for a [...]