Meeting Needs: Connecting Total Rewards and Servant Leadership

Robert K. Greenleaf, visionary and author of Servant Leadership: A Journey into the Nature of Legitimate Greatness and Power, said: The servant-leader is servant first… It begins with the natural feeling that one wants to serve, to serve first. Then conscious choice brings one to aspire to lead. That person is sharply different from the … More Meeting Needs: Connecting Total Rewards and Servant Leadership

The Month ends in ‘ber’: Seven Priorities for Rewards Leaders

Aha! September already. The last few months you’ve made progress on your KPI’s but now planning season is upon you. When the months start to end in “-ber” a few things start to happen for companies on a calendar year fiscal year. They may not all apply, but I’ll bet most of these priorities apply to … More The Month ends in ‘ber’: Seven Priorities for Rewards Leaders

1,000 Hits!

I’m pumped. In January, I launchd my consulting business, Freelance Total Rewards, including this blogsite where I share ideas and information to help people like you do thier jobs better in the areas of compensation, benefits and talent mobility. Yesterday, I reached a milestone: there have been one thousand hits (spelling it out makes the number … More 1,000 Hits!

Brilliant Benefits v. Boring Benefits

Why is it that employee benefits is so… well, boring? In too many organisations, all the attention is on the cash elements of the rewards package: salary, bonuses, sales comp or long-term incentives. Benefits, in my experience, are too often taken for granted. Here in Asia, employee benefits practices are generally very immature, compared to western … More Brilliant Benefits v. Boring Benefits