Start With These 3 Things To Increase Employee Engagement

A few years ago, my wife and I applied to adopt a child from another country. The pile of forms, approvals, recommendations, studies, and fingerprints had proven enough for both the United States and Philippines governments to grant their blessing on our adoption. We were officially approved to adopt a child. Our next step was […]

5 Ways Coaching Is Different Than Mentoring

Do you know the difference between coaching and mentoring? A recent study by the International Coach Federation suggests you may not. In the 2017 Global Consumer Awareness Study, respondents were asked to select the definition of coaching among other modalities such as mentoring, consulting, training, and counseling (yes, they’re all different). Of 27,000 respondents, 30% […]

10 Steps For Hiring The Right People

What does it cost your organization to replace an employee? According to the Society for Human Resource Management, replacing an employee can cost 6 to 9 months of the employee’s salary. The numbers can go up depending on the specific role. For this reason, last year EnergyCAP, Inc. introduced a ten-step hiring process for open jobs. […]

50 Reasons Why You Deserve Coaching

Recently I earned my coach accreditation from the International Coach Federation (ICF), which is recognized as the leading global organization for coaching. ICF estimates that worldwide there are 53,000 coaches who coach as a profession. With that many coaches (and more every day) let me ask you a question: If you could have a coach, would […]

New Study Reveals Top 5 Reasons People Leave Their Jobs

It has been a long-held belief that the main reason people leave their jobs is because of their managers. But a new report by IBM’s Smarter Workforce Institute, which looks at data from 22,000 employees, says otherwise. In discussing the new study, Talent Management and HR asks, “So why has this concept of employees leaving […]

Disasters And The Cost Of Meh

As we’ve previously shared, only 33% of U.S. workers are engaged at work. Engaged employees feel emotionally connected to their workplace, are excited to be there, and have a sense of purpose in their work. They’re like “yay!” On the other hand, the remaining 67% of workers are disengaged—they aren’t involved in, enthusiastic about, and […]