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The Big Stretch: Make Work Developmental for Better Results and Growth of People

Many managers take a short term and myopic approach to managing employees—after all, the pressure for immediate results is overwhelming.  Many managers pose the either or question, “Do you want me to get results or develop people?”  Not so for the exceptional development managers we researched . These managers escape what Jim Collins called the […]

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Managers, Learn a Lesson from a Dog’s Hire

Lucky Ranger—Hired on the Spot Ranger, a two year old bloodhound was laid off this summer from the Polk County sheriff’s office due to budget cuts.  Did he have a “ruff” time getting a job? No way.  In no time at all he found a new job with the Bend Police Department despite lacking some […]

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