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Three Strategies For Retaining Millennial Talent In 2017

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 3 January 2017

By now, it’s considered a fact that employee engagement is an issue for senior leaders all over the world. And where there is missing engagement, there is high turnover. This is where companies lose millions. But they don’t have to. A Gallup study estimated that millennial turnover due to lack of engagement costs the U.S. economy about $30 billion annually. Given that...

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3 Leadership Abilities That Account For 50% Of Your Profit

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 23 October 2016

What if I told you that your profits don’t come from your great products or services? They also don’t come from your latest online campaign, and they certainly don’t come from your improved multichannel strategy. So where do they come from? The answer is simple: According to the recent Mercer study, 52% of a company’s long-term profitability is directly related to the...

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5 Golden Rules For High Performing Digital Industries

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 26 September 2016

To make best performance possible in the digital industry, we need to make sure we change the organizational setting in a way that allows individuals to act autonomously, easily acquire and access the needed competences and understand the purpose of the work they do. For some organizations this sounds like a difficult, tedious task, whereas others consider this the basics...

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Who Scores High In The Digital Game? Y Generation Talents!

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 20 July 2016

Despite all the technological innovations taking place, we need to keep in mind that there is a human factor that plays a vital role in the digital industry. We can automate processes, we can have robots as new team members, and we can work with smart, connected, shared devices that tell us what we want before we even know it....

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How To Access Your Peak Performance And Not Burn Out

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 20 June 2016

There is a feeling some people call “being overwhelmed.” It makes them unsure about where to start because there are a trillion things requiring their attention. Others call it “being off-balance.” Something feels just not right. And then there are those who keep repeating what nobody can hear anymore because everyone is feeling the same thing: “I am so stressed. I don’t even...

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The One Thing You Can’t Buy That Gets Your Business Ahead

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 13 May 2016

One of the most common challenges my senior management clients face is how to foster curious, high-performing, healthy and engaged employees during an era in which constant change and innovation are keys to success (see also Leadership In The Digital Age). The answer is actually simple: The No. 1 factor for preparing employees across functions and business units to become a...

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5 Pieces Of Advice For Leaders To Deal With Toxic Employees

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 4 May 2016

It is a question that many leaders at different levels and industries keep asking themselves at least on a weekly basis: If research is correct that the quality of my life depends on my social connections, which in return impact my happiness, how should I handle those 40+ hours a week with negative and even toxic people around me? They...

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A Digital Diet to Enhance Productivity

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 21 April 2016

You read diet and you think of losing weight? How come? Well, simple answer because that’s what we normally want when we are interested in reading something about a diet, right? But what if I told you that the next sentences won’t be about reducing your calorie intake, lowering your blood sugar level, doing more exercise and taking the stairs...

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A Guide for Budding Entrepreneurs to Endure on Difficult Situations

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 13 April 2016

Regardless of where you start from, finding professional success as an entrepreneur while also enjoying every day of your life isn’t always easy. Hopefully, though, it’s a unique endeavor, tailored to your personal needs, likes and preferences. If you’re starting out just after college, you’ve probably recently been exposed to tons of good advice, case studies and group discussions, but...

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9 Critical Questions About Your Career

Written by Michaela Lindinger on 4 April 2016

An article I co-authored which was originally published at Forbes.com: As the saying goes, “Better the devil you know than the devil you don’t know.” In other words, people prefer what they know to what they don’t, even if what they know isn’t good for them. This can be a major barrier when it comes to your career. If you’ve been considering...

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