kenmilloy

Many years ago a manager told me I hadn't been hired to think....which got me to thinking... And before that my brother introduced me to golf...which is without a doubt the most intriguing and challenging game in the world...and which I practice or play with a passion at every opportunity...
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When everyone understands their role and contribution…what an interesting concept!


Originally posted on Karl Frederik Muller's Blog:
OR THRIVING IN THE MIDST OF CHAOS  How do two classic, “All American Manufacturers” thrive in the midst of today’s economic chaos?  The first case study is an Ohio machine tool builder with $150 million in sales. The second is a Pennsylvania consumer products manufacturer and distributer…

What is Employee Engagement Anyway?


A couple of days ago I posted a couple of infographics I came across.  This evening I found a third infographic explaining employee engagement on the HR Morning site that I think captures pretty much all that needs to be capture…from top to bottom this serves as a very effective tool and a big congrats is … Continue reading

Infographics Outlines Employee Engagement


I came across a couple of Inforgraphics examining employee engagement and felt they were well worth sharing. The first “Brand Ambassadors  vs Disengaged Employees” comes from The Madison Performance Group, and illustrates the impact of engaged employees on the bottom line.  A very nice summary showing the link between engaged employees and competitive advantage. The second, produced … Continue reading


Dorothy’s words are such a great lead in to this piece from Randy Conley I couldn’t resist reposting it. I was especially taken by point 2 (Tech savviness of Millennials opening new doors) and point 4 (Knowing the Power of Community) and could not agree more with the notion put forward that leaders need to … Continue reading

Grab a coffee and have a read…the times they are a changing – BIG TIME


Man, you have to love the web!  While doing some research for an article I am working on for a future post I stumbled across a fabulous report, completely off topic from what I was looking for.  Produced by PSFK, a New York based consultancy , the piece explores trends that are shaping the future of … Continue reading

Must read Lists for Leaders, Communicators and Others


I came across a couple of items this morning I wanted share them with you as both offer significant insight and value. The first is an article, 5 Most Effective Ways to Sell Change by Glenn Llopis posted on Forbes.com.  In this piece Glenn argues that it won’t be long before being able to innovate … Continue reading

Getting Performance without Performance Management


I am a huge fan of The MIX (The Management Innovation Exchange) and am often left in awe of the thinking put forward.  Last fall they ran a grassroots hackathon with the focus on finding a new vision for performance management, more in line with a Management 2.0 world. I noticed yesterday that MIx had … Continue reading

What drives the fear of losing control?


Hi all.  Let me start this short post by saying thanks to all of my followers who emailed or called to find out why I haven’t been posting much for the past few weeks.  I continue to be amazed at how we form relationships with people through blogs, tweets and on-line interactions.  From my perspective … Continue reading

From my in-box: Worth Sharing:Social Media Inside and How to be a Great Communicator


I had planned on not making a post today – a lot on the plate today and needed to clear the small backlog on the desk and in the un-box.  But…..A couple of articles arrived in my in-box and caught my attention.   As I read them I felt they needed to be shared, so rather … Continue reading

Looking for Employee Engagement….I’ve found it!


Just follow the sign – its between a sacred place and Patient Accounts!

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