Archive for the ‘FUEL’ Category

Engaging employees in turbulent times

I stopped watching the broadcast news on a regular basis several years ago.  But you don’t have to be a news junkie to feel the anxiousness of people.  Between the results of the 2012 election, economy and the fiscal cliff people are worked up.


Sharing stories of engagement

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Managing Unwelcome Change

During these trying economic times, strive to maintain a healthy attitude and know that things will improve. We are resilient by nature!

help in the sand

Managing the stressful times

It is in times of great stress, experts say, minding your health is perhaps more critical than ever. Eating right and getting exercise may …

Business Success Can Breed Failure

Death of a business

Death of a business

During a conversation with a strategic business colleague, Gary Rushin regarding success and business the conversation drifted to his recent blog post.  With his permission I have reposted  his post for the Ember Carrier tribe. We have all heard about the stories of companies that once …

Impacting Organizational Change

I recently read a story about social change:

This is an excerpt from the book by Ken Keyes, Jr. “The Hundredth Monkey.” 

Japanese Snow Monkeys

Making a paradigm shift


The Japanese monkey, Macaca Fuscata, had been observed in the wild for a period of over 30 years.  And in 1952, on the …

How to Make a Career Development Plan

A key way for organizations to retain their best employees is to provide development opportunities. Employees are interested in their professional and career development, and cite development as one of their five leading factors that must be present for satisfaction and engagement at work.

Businesswoman climbing ladder

Small Business Career Development

Other factors …

Putting the Excellence in Operations

Managers are able to continuously enhance an organization’s decision, investment, asset performance, service delivery, and human resources capabilities through operational excellence, writes BTM Corp.’s Diana Mirakaj. Operational excellence has been primarily affiliated with the optimization of production- and manufacturing-related business processes, and measuring success was mainly based on an ability …