According to these statistics, it is a reality. Over 207k US workers filed age discrimination claims with the EEOC between 2011 and 2021. Almost 25% of workers 45 or older have experienced negative comments about their age from supervisors or coworkers. Although older workers were interviewed at a rate similar to younger counterparts, older workers […]
Can the confidence you hold from your past successes lead to a misstep in your current endeavors?
Michael climbed the ranks to become CMO at his company because of his intuition of market trends and his creative, quick development of innovative ideas that kept his company ahead of the curve. His creativity, though, is also his weakness; Michael often becomes so fixated on an idea that everything else grows irrelevant. He also […]
Leaders help their companies remain competitive by cultivating workforces that are cognitively complex and varied. Today’s effective leaders value demographically diverse environments and develop cognitively inclusive cultures, which is where exciting business-growth opportunities are discovered.
For business leaders, conflict can be a four-letter word. Gossip at the water cooler, passive-aggressive comments flung back and forth at meetings, and grade-school like factions between teams plague many office settings. Although conflict may seem to entice and encourage these destructive dilemmas, conflict doesn’t have to be the enemy of a company’s work culture and productivity.
Not only does a healthy, engaged team have a direct correlation to a strong bottom line, but if a leader’s team begins to fray, splinter, and atrophy–initiating and perpetuating a revolving door of transition–the corporate and personal costs to the organization, the leader, and their team members can be exorbitant.
At PROMARK, our coaches have seen the professional and personal turmoil burnout causes in clients’ lives. This is happening in the American workforce today and it’s costing nearly $190 billion dollars in work-related costs.