Empowerment: Why is it so important? With increased competition, tighter margins and fluid workforce, to stay in business companies must anticipate their customers’ needs and adjust quickly to changing environments. Additionally, an empowered organization holds many advantages for employees.
How do you embrace efficiency and speed while engaging the human spirit, too? Take into consideration how the new technology will affect your current culture. Every time your employee is presented[...]
Chances are that your team is employing workarounds in your system for day-to-day tasks that enable them to get things done for your customers.
A recent McKinsey & Company report, “The Coming Shakeout in Industrial Distribution,” found industrial distributors are facing challenges that are causing many to rethink how they go to market,[...]
Leading technology research firm Forrester recently interviewed seven Microsoft Dynamics 365 customers that implemented the cloud-based ERP to replace aging, siloed ERP systems that offered bad[...]
Last weekend I took my 5-year-old daughter to a playground. She climbed up really high on a playground climbing wall and got stuck. She was scared and called for help.
True empowerment can be one of the most powerful and effective tools to allow employees and companies to thrive and to realize their greatest success.
We’re moving along in our journey toward employee empowerment. So far, we have talked about some of the essential steps, including Creating Autonomy Through Boundaries and Teams Become the Hierarchy, to fully empowering your team.
Leaders want their employees to make good decisions, but the reality is, most companies haven’t succeeded at creating a team that feels empowered. In many cases, it’s just lip service. To make empowerment real in your organization share company data openly, set boundaries and expectations around[...]
I am sitting in the Lufthansa lounge in Frankfurt. I have a few hours to kill because my flight was delayed, and I missed my connection. I already planned to write about the third and last key in the empowerment journey. I am on my way to Copenhagen for a couple of interviews and meetings, then[...]
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In my last blog I discussed the first key, Share Information with Everyone. That was the easy key compared to the next two. Yes I know, you still need to get out of your comfort zone and start sharing all the information.
As discussed in my latest blog about Empowerment there are three keys to the Empowerment journey. In this blog I will discuss the first key – Share information with everyone.
In my first blog about Empowerment, “Does true Empowerment exist?" I spoke about Empowerment and the confusion the word/concept was creating. I also linked to a couple of sources that explained what Empowerment is, here is what Forbes says: Click Here.Over the next 12 months I will take you[...]