Engaging Gen Y- starting from the top

How does a CEO connect with the Gen Y employees in their organization to maximize business results? To answer this question we did a quick and dirty virtual focus group of high performing Gen Y employees across small, medium and large organizations and here are some of the top points that were made:

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Geoff Webb joins Impact 99

BLOGGER SPOTLIGHT 2011 for Impact99This post features Geoff Webb and he’s got a great message to share.  Who you are (the official version)? I am Geoff Webb and I am the owner and CEO of Radical Events.  We are a Recruitment and Social Media training/learning organization based out of Toronto, Canada. Who you are (the…

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Making an Impact – Daneal Charney

The Impact99 event is designed for leaders in Human Resources. This will be a hands on and full of energy event. There will be 99 innovative leaders will spend the day with Canada’s top business leaders and social media experts to learn, create and connect over the topic of HR 2.0 We’d like to give…

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Social Media Leadership & the Vancouver Riots

I am embarrassed. I am in disbelief. I am mad. To see the absolute mayhem and destruction in Vancouver last night after the Vancouver Canucks lost the Stanley Cup Finals was nothing short of disgusting. For a city that just a few hours early was at its finest, we sure managed to turn that 2010…

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10 things I wish my manager realized about Social Media

Now, don’t get me wrong – I am not complaining or implying that my manager doesn’t know much about Social Media, or saying that managers in general don’t know much about social media, but as someone who uses it not only personally but also professionally, there are a few things that I find don’t always…

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Create incredible corporate goals, Luongo style

If you don’t keep score, how will you know when you win? The focus and engagement level of a team that is aligned in its goal, clear on its mission and committed from all angles to achieving specific results… is a force to be reckoned with. When an organization has well articulated goals, strategies, objectives……

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How to step back as a leader so others can step up

Let’s face it. In leadership roles, we get caught up in the rush of feeling “needed”,  solving problems, making things  “happen” and driving direction. I think something else happens though as well. When “the boss” is around all the time, even the most high performing teams can get a sense of security from trusting that you are there…

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