June 2011

The Importance of Appreciation

Thursday, 06/09/2011 16:05  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

Tony Schwartz has written a terrific post for the Harvard Business Review on "The Only Thing that Really Matters" in the workplace -- feeling valued and respected. It's so easy to thank someone for a job well done, verbally or in an email, and even a tiny amount of appreciation is often worth more than gold. Yet too often we forget to do so, or slowly and insidiously a culture of one-upping each other in an attempt to feel valued creeps in.

Creating Great Employee Cultures

Thursday, 06/23/2011 11:49  |  by Anne Claire Broughton

I attended a panel discussion this week featuring three fast-growing, award-winning firms that have company cultures that engage all employees for company success.