Supportive Accountability: How to Inspire People and Improve Performance

  About the Book   Through a mix of stories, actionable tips, and tools, Supportive Accountability teaches managers and supervisors how to master the art of supportive leadership, promote accountability, and document skillfully.   Editorial Reviews       “Although the book is about a business-related subject, the mix-and-match style of writing makes this a[…]

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Developing Strong Leaders

By Sylvia Melena, M.A.   Strong leaders are the cornerstone of employee engagement and motivation.  Building strong leaders takes a significant investment of time, energy, and commitment, but the rewards are huge and yield tangible results.   The Seven Elements of Employee Motivation   In the last four posts, we reviewed the research conducted by[…]

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[…]

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[…]