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Words of Gratitude (#5) to my mentor, Cy Wakeman
Words of Gratitude (#5) to my mentor, Cy Wakeman 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  About fifteen years…

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Words of Gratitude #4: The Gift of Grandparents
Words of Gratitude #4: The Gift of Grandparents 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  If you haven’t…

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Words of Gratitude #3: Remembering My Roots
Words of Gratitude #3: Remembering My Roots 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  As a parent,…

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Words of Gratitude #2: Start with the Most Important (A Love Letter to my Wife)
Words of Gratitude #2: Start with the Most Important (A Love Letter to my Wife) 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

Note: I’m writing a note of gratitude on the blog each day in November leading up to the Thanksgiving holiday. My hope is that these posts will inspire you to do the same. Write an email, Facebook post, or a text to tell people they have made an impact on you. Gratitude is contagious.  When I…

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Words of Gratitude
Words of Gratitude 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

In the work relationship, few things are more powerful or important than appreciation and acknowledgment. Knowing that someone recognizes our efforts and cares that we showed up each day is vital. And one of the most effective ways to create this experience for others at work is through expressions of gratitude. Expressing gratitude to others…

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Why Performance Management Still Sucks
Why Performance Management Still Sucks 395 120 Jason Lauritsen

Who is responsible for designing and deploying and maintaining a system for managing performance across the organization?

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An Underutilized Tool for Engaging Employees
An Underutilized Tool for Engaging Employees Jason Lauritsen

Asking for help is a sign of strength and confidence. It shows an awareness that you rely on others to succeed (we all do). And it demonstrates both trust and respect for those you ask.

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The Blindspot in Employee Engagement
The Blindspot in Employee Engagement 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

A couple years ago, as my wife and I were returning home from an employee engagement conference where I had spoken, she said something to me that I didn’t fully understand at the time. I remember it sounding something like this. “The content here was good, but it was all focused on the happy, positive…

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Wellness 2.0
Wellness 2.0 150 150 Jason Lauritsen

About eight years ago, I joined an organization that was pretty serious about workplace wellness. Since the wellness team rolled up to me as the HR leader, I got pretty serious about learning what it was all about quickly. Most of the focus, I learned, was on improving the physical health of our employee population.…

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