New Podcast: Learn from a Leader at One of America’s Best Employers for Women

This week, Amy Friedrich, President – U.S. Insurance Solutions at Principal Financial Group, joined me on the podcast. The company was recently ranked #1 on the Forbes list of Best Employers for Women and in her role, Amy oversees 3,500 of Principal’s 15,000+ employees.    During the episode, Amy discussed several keys to success as… Read More

This Week on Inc.: Think You’re Too Busy to Spend Time on Hiring? Here’s How to Speed Things Up

According to a recent LinkedIn report, 52 percent of recruiters believe a lengthy hiring process is the biggest obstacle to adding headcount. And the longer the hiring process, the less time recruiters and hiring managers have to spend on their other day-to-day and more strategic responsibilities. Read my latest Inc. post to learn how your… Read More

New Podcast: Why Self-Awareness is the Key to Success in a Leadership Role

Andy Medley, CEO and Co-Founder at PERQ, is the featured guest on The Best Team Wins podcast this week. During the episode, Andy discussed the importance of a strong employment brand, a defined employee value proposition and ensuring prospective hires have personality traits that align with the company’s core values. He also touched on his… Read More

New Podcast: Grow Your Business By Setting Clear Expectations and Holding Employees Accountable

Max Yoder, CEO and co-founder at Lessonly, joined me on the podcast this week. Max discussed how to set clear employee expectations and effectively have difficult conversations. He also discussed the importance of building camaraderie among Lessonly’s leadership team and, as a result, creating mutual trust and respect among employees.  During the episode, Max also… Read More

This Week on Inc.: 3 Ways to Make New Employees Feel Welcome — Even Before Day One

More than one-quarter (28 percent) of new employees quit within the first 90 days. And when any employee quits, this is costly for your team – including costs associated with hiring and training the new employee and taking the time to fill the role again. Read my latest Inc. post to learn how you can boost new employee engagement… Read More