Contrary to popular belief, the workforce is no less career-focused today than they were 30 years ago. But if employees want lasting careers, why are they switching companies at a faster rate than ever? The problem is with the organization, not the individual. In this article, you'll learn 5 tips for creating a career path program that will keep your top performers at the top of their game for the long haul!
Training takes time. Promotion-level openings don't become available simply because someone is ready. Change is uncomfortable. These realities make it hard to move employees within your company, which forces them to start looking for work outside of your company. But what if you could substantially extend the shelf-life of your average employee even if you can't give them a promotion?
The problem of interminable employment (hiring someone for a role and keeping them there until promoted or they leave) is then more poignant but no more powerful than it has ever been. Instead, the effects are more sudden and, to an extent, even more visible.
Internal policies, no matter how well-intentioned, can become crushing, especially for your top performers. Employees are less willing to put up with it than ever before, and as a result, are leaving their organizations in greater numbers than ever before.
We spend a lot of time talking about hiring right now, but the truth of the matter is that we are missing the point. While hiring is undoubtedly a challenge, it is predominantly a symptom of a much bigger problem that haunts large and small organizations alike - employee retention.
You got into coaching to be a coach. But if you find yourself spending more time coaxing prospects than you do coaching clients, it's not your fault. You have found yourself caught in what I call the Doom Loop. And every coach finds themselves here at some point, especially as we grow and succeed.
The #1 reason founders (who want to take their business into Predictable Success) never make it there has nothing to do with the value of their product, the size of their market, or their capacity as a leader. In this article I’ll show you exactly what it is.
Did you know there are different types of founders? Do you know what type you are? Did you know that there are different strategies for each type of founder? Where many founders get it wrong is they choose the wrong strategies simply because fail to recognize these differences.
Does everyone in your company understand your common goals? Does everyone in your company agree with those goals? Does everyone in your company work effectively and efficiently toward achieving those goals? If not, you might be surprised how much it is costing you every day.
You can’t reach $10M or $50M the same way that you reached $1M or $5M. In the early days of organic growth, you can simply sell your way to success and deal with fulfillment problems as they come. To break the $10M barrier and go deep into 8-figure territory, you need to first create the internal capacity for scale, then you can get back to selling and growing your top line.
For a team to reach its maximum potential, for ideas to spread fully, for productivity to reach the next level, it needs Processor leadership. The question then, is how do we get these often shy, quiet, numbers people to blossom as the leaders that will take us to the next level?