Employee Engagement Pays Off

By Sylvia Melena, M.A.     My definition of an engaged employee is “an employee who takes ownership of the success of the organization and demonstrates initiative to positively transform the workplace.” This definition asserts that an engaged employee is fully vested in the success of his or her organization and actively participates in making[…]

The Light of Strong Character

By Sylvia Melena, M.A.     On Tuesday, September 28th, the media began reporting the fatal shooting of an African American man by the El Cajon Police Department, and the reports have continued to date.  Demonstrators gathered in protest, marching from the El Cajon police station to where the shooting occurred.  I also heard eye[…]

HSC Summer Leadership Conference 2016

By Sylvia Melena, M.A.     According to updated Pew Research Center data published on July 28, 2016, while U.S. Hispanics have made significant strides in decreasing the high school dropout rate and in increasing the college enrollment rate in the last decade, we still lag in four-year degree attainment. We have indeed made some[…]

March 2016 Everything DiSC® Management Training

By Sylvia Melena, M.A.   Bring Out the Best in Each Employee     Great managers know that employees drive results. Announcing Everything DiSC® Management Training — engaging, effective and research-validated leadership training for managers.   March 2016 Training Sessions   In March 2016, Melena Consulting Group brought two separate one-day sessions of Everything DiSC[…]