Leadership tips, trends and practices from the people of StartHuman.

February 3, 2016

Want to retain your best talent? Become a better leader.

I can’t keep my best employees around because I can’t afford to pay them like the competition. It’s so difficult to find the “right fit” for […]
January 21, 2016

Good feedback is not all about improvement

Last week I wrote about why constructive criticism doesn’t work. Now I’m moving on to yet another misconception that gets in the way of using all […]
January 8, 2016

Ditch this term to immediately improve your feedback.

Can I give you a little constructive criticism? Ok, rest easy. I’m not actually going to give you constructive criticism. I know. It was a mean […]
October 21, 2015

Under the Rug: The Return on True Leadership Self-Awareness

Our Under the Rug series focuses on the importance of getting real with the not often talked about human emotions and unconscious responses (affects) that lead […]
October 16, 2015

Want to communicate more clearly? Repurpose the SMART methodology.

We’ve all heard of SMART goals. The acronym (short for Specific, Measurable, Attainable, Relevant and Timely) works to help us hone in on what we’re really […]
October 15, 2015

Nurture a Remarkable Customer Experience

As seen in the Northern Nevada Business Weekly on Monday, October 12, 2015 What does a good customer experience mean to you? In a time where […]