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“With the perennial and emerging changes presented by today’s workforce, companies and managers will be challenged like never before. John’s speech provided clear direction and a compelling purpose about the coming workplace over the next decade. It was the kind of speech every employer needs to hear.”

Crystal Cedro, The Mundy Companies


John Grubbs is on target in identifying coming changes in the workplace and what your organization needs to be implementing TODAY to compete and attract the best talent. He's an engaging speaker, and you'll have better direction as a leader after attending one of John's presentations.

Jane Allison, Greater Shreveport Chamber of Commerce

GCI Leadership Blog 

Clueless Supervisors
Attracting and retaining good employees is getting more difficult. In fact, in rural parts of the country, it is not uncommon for larger employers to have reached “talent saturation”. This condition happens when large employers have “hired and fired” or “hired and lost” potential employees in a given population. Once talent saturation occurs, the organization begins to lessen the qualifications for entry as well as increase the requirements for dismissal. And so begins the slippery slope towards the utilization of the “Mirror Test” for candidate selection. If they can pass a drug screen and fog up a mirror with their breath, welcome aboard.


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The Learning Spotlight

Two Hearts


Love Them and Lead Them

By John Grubbs

Do you feel loved at work?  The Greek term for love that best fits the work environment is Philia.  This type of love is motivated by practical reasons.  In other words one or both parties benefit from the relationship.  Ignorant or poorly trained supervisors and managers are oblivious of the necessity to love employees the proper way.  Sadly, these same struggling individuals often behave in ways that are counter-productive to the love that is necessary to treat employees in the manner that will get the best performance.  Well duh!

Very few companies really understand (or at least act upon the understanding of) just how critical the role of front-line supervisor is...

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2014 Game Plan?

Do You Have a Written Talent Strategy? Use a Competency-Based Approach in 2014!

Most companies are struggling with high turnover and it is going to get worse in 2014.

At GCI our competency-based approach includes:

1)  Develop a written strategy to attract and keep the best talent

2)  Calculate a talent score for your organization by area and department

3)  Implement a talent bootcamp for your supervisors and managers

2 Day Talent Boot Camp

Are your supervisors and managers ready?  How will they attract and keep the best and brightest as the jobs return?

Battle Ready?

Book our 2-Day Intensive Talent Boot Camp 
at your organization for up to 30 leaders in each session. Get 
your leaders ready for the coming battle. Our proven 
methodology will help your teams keep the best and 
brightest while attracting new talent for your organization. 

You will learn:
  1. Why the workplace is going to war for talent
  2. How to survive the coming storm for knowledge
  3. Why most managers are clueless
  4. Ten fatal trends that can cause you to fail
  5. How to develop a written talent strategy
  6. How to win the war for the best talent

Call (903) 295-7400 today! Our 2014 Calendar is filling fast!