Keen Insights

Inner-viewing: The Strategic Way To Interview

Finding the right talent at the right time for the right job, is a huge part of an organization's strategic people operations. It's vital for success that through the interview process there is a unique inner-viewing of the candidates during the...

Deeper than the Resume: Behavioral Interview Training

Everyone who’s hired someone has experienced the highs and lows of hit-or-miss hiring practices. Some employees wow you in the interview, but show a lack of emotional intelligence or character on the job. Meanwhile, other employees seem to fit right...

Why Role Analysis Is Your Secret Weapon Against Mishires

When an employee leaves due to job dissatisfaction or fails to perform up to expectations, it certainly affects the bottom line as well as overall morale and productivity. Mishires can create friction among employees, weaken faith in leadership, and...

Communications Intelligence Is Critical For Momentum

When it comes to navigating the new normal during a global pandemic, communication is key for keeping teams engaged, focused, and accountable. Communication is the vehicle for shaping work environments and driving momentum especially in leading remote...

Powerful Meetings for Remote Teams

COVID-19 threw many companies for a loop by forcing teams into working remotely with little or no time to prepare. Even though the tech industry had started to forge that path years ago, most companies hadn’t envisioned a distributed workforce in...

21st Century Leadership and Navigating Uncertainty

Improving employee performance and raising the engagement of the workforce requires both strong leadership and constructive culture especially during times of uncertainty. Twenty-first-century leaders must pave the path for highly-functioning,...

Grounding the New You in the New Normal - Ignite Your Feminine Power

It’s been about 6 months since we began to realize that COVID-19 was going to be more than a blip on our radar. During that time, countless had to get creative about turning their home into an office, fostering remote team engagement, and keeping...

5 Key Ingredients Required to Achieve Organizational Momentum

It’s been approximately 5 months since COVID-19 completely changed the world as we know it. At first, it seemed like this would be a temporary disturbance and things would go back to normal soon enough. As months started to go by, many realized that...

Inspiring Drive, Momentum and Peak Results

Today’s leaders are living in unprecedented times, and it’s looking like the new normal is figuring out how to engage our workforces in ways that are new to all of us. When engaging a remote, distributed, or part-time in the office workforce, any...

Operating States Required for an Organization to Achieve Peak Performance

Every CEO I coach desires to lead a peak-performing organization. Through the coaching process, we uncover the challenges that constrain their vision from becoming a reality. The constraints inhibiting catalyzation most often result from a lack of...

Ignite Your Feminine Leadership Power During COVID-19

Let’s face it, being an effective leader required dedication, focus and perseverance before COVID-19 hit. Now everyone is just doing their best to balance keeping their professional and home life afloat with no separation between the two. Companies...

The Path Of The Female Founder

Margaret Graziano, CEO and Founder of KeenAlignment, on the Path of the Female Founder

21 Steps to Shaping an Organizational Culture- Part 2

A healthy Organizational Culture is necessary for the workplace, virtually or live to function in today’s world. Having a healthy, constructive corporate culture is necessary for organizational success. Shaping an intentional culture unlocks the...

21 Steps to Shaping an Organizational Culture- Part 1

Having a healthy, constructive corporate culture, virtually or live, is necessary for organizational success. Shaping an intentional culture unlocks the wealth of talent within your people and drives productivity, engagement and profits. 

Thrive with the Only Constant: Change

When the winds of change blow through any organization, there tend to be a wide range of feelings, emotions, and reactions among employees: mayhem, stress, fear, confusion, excitement, and even relief. Most people respond to change by going through...

MORTAR: A High-Performance Organizational Culture Framework

On June 23rd, Margaret Graziano, a well-respected high-performance culture and leadership strategist, presented a well in-depth take on HR Leaders' roles in transforming their Organizational Culture in their workplaces. 

A Need for Leaders

The world we live in desperately needs leaders. Leaders are needed at every level and in every place.  A good leader isn’t just a boss. A leader is someone at any level who takes a stand for what’s right and with that calls upon others to do the same,...

White Fragility and Organizational Culture

All of us White people who lead people and organizations need to understand what is happening in society and take responsibility for our cause in the matter of creating a world and a company that works for everyone.

What Have The Protests Accomplished?

by KeenAlignment | Jun 08, 2020 |
So what has protesting accomplished?🏾Within 10 days of sustained protests:Minneapolis bans use of choke holds.🏾Charges are upgraded against Officer Chauvin, and his accomplices are arrested and charged.🏾Dallas adopts a "duty to intervene" rule that...

5 Keys To Building Momentum In Remote Teams

Building and sustaining momentum throughout your workforce is challenging in the best of times. In this moment, it has become even more difficult, as teams in almost every business operate in remote work environments. 

The Work From Home Guide for Extroverts

by Emma Taylor | May 21, 2020 | Work From Home
 

The Inside Out Approach To Employee Engagement Part 2

by KeenAlignment | May 20, 2020 | Employee Engagement
Miss Part 1? Just head here. 

The Inside Out Approach To Employee Engagement Part 1

by KeenAlignment | May 19, 2020 | Employee Engagement
Whether your organization is actively moving forward or treading water just to sustain the business, keeping teams healthy and engaged are worries on every leader’s mind. Among the various economic and health challenges keeping leaders up at night is...

The Sinking Ship and How To Stop It

There’s no denying that every company goes through ups and downs. There are times of prosperity and abundance and times of scarcity and desperation. For employees who are lucky enough to be present for the abundance, the stress of the difficult...

Leading in Times of Uncertainty