Roy Osing

About Roy Osing

Roy Osing is a former President and CMO with over 33 years of leadership experience covering all the major business functions including business strategy, marketing, sales, customer service and people development. He is a blogger, content marketer, educator, coach, adviser and the author of the book series Be Different or Be Dead.

How To Avoid The Plague Of Unproductive Teams

Unfortunately team dysfunction is a plague that affects many - in fact I would say most - organizations. And much has been written on how to build effective teams. But it's much more than simply

By |Employee engagement|

How To Determine If You Have A Culture Of Innovation

You can spend months on analysis. You can create as many scenarios as you can imagine. You can employ all the tools available to mitigate risk. But you will never be able to predict the

By |Company culture|

How To Help A New Employee Understand The Culture Of An Organization

Culture is NOT the "unwritten laws" of an organization that people follow because they know "that's the way things are done around here"; the subliminal "understandings" that explain what people do and how they do

By |Company culture|

Recruiting Top Talent: The 5 Key Questions To Ask A Candidate

I have written many articles on the challenge that young professionals face in launching their career after graduation. My message is to not rest on academic laurels and to not assume that academic achievement alone will

By |Talent Management|

Don’t Get Mesmerized by Best Practices, They’re Perilous

I am not a fan of benchmarking. The practice of picking "best in class" and trying to copy what they do (a "best practice") in hopes that whatever benefits they realize will fall to you

By |Leadership|

3 Steps To Create An Employee Value Proposition That Is More Than Just Hot Air

In the fight for talent, an organization must provide an effective value proposition to attract the type of employee it needs to deliver its business goals. But in my experience, most organizations create employee value

By |Talent Management|

10 Workplace Dysfunctions That Create A Toxic Culture

Every organization would like to build a high performance culture, but these ten non-strategic activities are in the way of making serious progress. Here are the top 10 workplace dysfunctions that consume precious time and suck

By |Company culture|

Top Talent Have These 5 Traits In Common

You've heard it a million times. Building extraordinary value in an organization requires amazing people. You can have the most innovative technology and the coolest products and services, but without the people layer to transform

By |Talent Management|

5 Actions To Cure A Sick Culture

Performance wanes. Engagement falls and morale sinks. These are tell-tale signs that your culture is sick and needs attention. So how do you go about fixing it? First, three housekeeping questions: 1. What is “culture”? Culture

By |Company culture|