Chris Ponder II

Leading The Shift in Development

As employee development continues to be a topic of discussion within organizations, organizational leaders have to begin taking charge of defining what development looks like for [...]

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Good or Great

I was hooked on the Winter Olympics.  I love watching speed skating, hockey and snowboarding and I think those ski jumping fools are tremendous!  But I [...]

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Your Performance Sucks, Wake Up!

Your performance sucks, wake up! Have you ever had anyone tell you your performance sucks? In today’s performance scrutinized world, it is very possible you have [...]

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Leadership Isn’t Always Predicted on Sales

Evaluation of leadership has always been interesting to me in the business world. I say this because many times when we speak about someone’s ability to [...]

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Organization Structures and Employee Impact

Last week, a host of articles popped up (here is one) in the mainstream regarding the hype of Tony Hsieh moving Zappos to a holacratic organization. [...]

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Holiday Vacation & Fun

Happy December Everyone! This time of the year is one of my favorite times of the year and in my video below, I talk about holiday [...]

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Motivation

Turn ‘Em On (Part 2)

Today’s post is from guest blogger Heather Kinzie. Heather has been a Human Resources professional for nearly 20 years.  She likes to make things better so [...]

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Motivation

Turn ‘Em On (Part I)

Today’s post is from guest blogger Heather Kinzie. Heather has been a Human Resources professional for nearly 20 years.  She likes to make things better so [...]

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Tough Mudder

Lessons Learned from the Tough Mudder

Two weeks ago I had the opportunity to take part in the Tough Mudder in Dallas. Now when I told people I was going to complete [...]

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Fatigue at Work

The Hidden Costs of Workplace Fatigue (According to a Trucker)

Today’s post is from guest blogger Hank Barton. Hank is a lifelong trucker/philosopher who enjoys sharing his thoughts on the trucking industry and careers in general [...]

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Employee Engagement

Engagement. Yes, You Can Really Do More!

It’s October. A month in many organizations where there is a lot going on such as benefits open enrollment, Q4 and 2014 planning, engagement survey results, [...]

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Making the Emotional Connection: Helping your Employees Embrace Purpose

Today’s post is from guest blogger Bimal Parmar.  As VP of Marketing, Bimal Parmar manages the global marketing strategy and execution at Celayix.  With over 20 [...]

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