Monthly Archives: June 2015

Willful Blindness: A Leadership and Cultural Downfall

Willful blindness is a legal term that means there is information you could and should know but have elected not to know. Deliberate indifference and contrived ignorance also are used to describe the phenomenon. Unfortunately, there is a great deal of willful blindness in the world today. Willful blindness causes the downfall of an organization’s… Read more

Take Cover: Careers Are Under Attack

Here are just a few of the headlines we have seen over the last several years: – Globalization has created more competition for jobs reducing wages for many – Technology has eliminated thousands of positions reducing the need for higher employment – Free trade agreements have brought lower paying jobs to places like the United… Read more

Employee Engagement: Time to Turn it Upside Down

Pizza parties, birthday celebrations, employee of the month, flex time, telecommuting and many more programs are pushed in today’s workplace.  And where has it all gotten us…nowhere.  More than $720 million is spent on engagement and we still have low engagement levels (Bersin 2012).  According to the Center for American Progress, $64 billion is lost… Read more