talent management

28 04, 2016

Small Lessons in Leadership

By |2016-04-28T14:35:00-04:00April 28th, 2016|

Within many industries, the success of a business relies more on the people you pay than the people who pay you. In other words, your people are your most important asset. In some industries, people are your only asset. As such, many SRA Updates have covered the topic of [...]

31 12, 2013

The Millennial Challenge

By |2014-01-30T18:06:38-05:00December 31st, 2013|

By the year 2030, Millennials, also known as Gen Y (those born in the 80’s and 90’s) will make up 75% of the workforce.  The U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics predicts that by 2015, this hyper-connected and tech-savvy demographic will come close to overtaking the majority representation of the workplace. [...]

31 10, 2013

The Psychology of Good Decisions

By |2013-10-31T07:41:45-04:00October 31st, 2013|

As human beings, we are naturally programmed with an existing set of emotions, habits, perspectives and opinions. We are sometimes drawn to making decisions for reasons we do not fully understand; we might hire a new employee because it feels right, or we promote those on our team because [...]

28 08, 2013

The Treasure of True Grit

By |2013-08-28T17:13:11-04:00August 28th, 2013|

"Tell me about a time when you failed, and what you learned from that experience.” Think of the most successful employees you’ve ever worked with, or the individuals you’ve mentored who excelled the most, or the leaders you’ve studied who seem to achieve every goal they set for themselves.  [...]

27 06, 2013

Deliberately Designing your Corporate Culture

By |2013-06-27T14:37:18-04:00June 27th, 2013|

Over a career spanning nearly half a century, Harvard University psychology professor J. Richard Hackman garnered widespread esteem and accolades for pioneering the study of team dynamics. Following the events of 9/11, Hackman led a team designed to evaluate what makes intelligence units effective by surveying, interviewing, and observing [...]

26 04, 2013

The Illusive Work-Life Balance

By |2013-04-26T11:40:36-04:00April 26th, 2013|

As we approach the mid-year point, hours of daylight increase, outdoor activities and vacations are abundant, yet the demands at the office do not wane. The subject of providing an environment for work-life balance often resurfaces during the summer, but the topic is one that should be addressed on [...]

2 01, 2013

The Coaching Challenge

By |2013-01-02T06:33:10-05:00January 2nd, 2013|

As one responsible for a business’ profitability, I never seem to have the time to coach my people consistently. They have such a limited attention span that I get the feeling, especially with my veterans, that they aren’t really into learning anyway. How do I find the balance and [...]

29 10, 2012

Professional Attention Deficit Disorder

By |2012-10-29T13:06:43-04:00October 29th, 2012|

In the manufacturing economy, time was the currency. Systems were designed for maximum efficiency, and effectiveness was simply how much time could be dedicated to the process. The assembly line is a perfect example! In today’s information environment, directing our attention in the right places for the right amount [...]

18 10, 2012

Workplace Bullying Commonplace, But Not Legislated – Featuring Tim Dannels, President of Sanford Rose Associates® – Amarillo

By |2012-10-18T12:35:54-04:00October 18th, 2012|

By Jeff Stebbins - Published on Channel 10 News Amarillo - http://www.newschannel10.com/story/19838073/workplace-bu Amarillo, TX - Bullying in public schools and social media has found its way to the national spotlight over the last few years, but bullying in the workplace is a growing trend which often leaves victims with no [...]

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