In the 21st century, technology change is happening on a global scale at warp speed. The business boom-and-bust cycle is shortening in duration and increasing in frequency. For example, two years ago Blackberry had over 50% of the handset market in the United States. Three days ago it announced layoffs of 40% of its workforce. [...]
Engaged workers are happier and more productive yet most employees are feel as though they are spinning their wheels costing real dollars. Utilizing their strengths, recognizing contributions, and rewarding collaboration will go a long way towards building a culture of well being and growth.