Author: Dave Hanna

rewards

4 tips for debunking rewards myths

Is there a more challenging or perplexing HR task than that of designing and managing an effective rewards system? I have compared notes with dozens of colleagues and clients on the issue of rewards systems. We all have had our moments of trial and error with very little (dare I […]

Five Cultural Pillars of Great Teams

What are some common elements of great teams? I call such elements the “cultural pillars of great teams.” The literature is full of definitions of each of these pillars. My purpose here is to illustrate what these pillars look like in action – as people are actually working as a […]

millennials

Rising to the Millennial Challenge

The millennials offer the opportunity for work cultures to be more competitive in today’s global marketplace. Think about it – moving faster, collaborating more, increasing practical coaching, and aiming for meaningful accomplishments. All of this in today’s marketplace where these very attributes are beginning to separate the dominant companies from […]

Reflex of yes

Five ways to overcome the ‘yes’ reflex

Not every request from others adds value to the strategy/mission. It’s not that the request is bad, it simply may not add real value. Requests for time, information, and help often flow from the pressure of the moment rather than from alignment with a strategy/mission, writes Dave Hanna “Our greatest […]