How to Keep Employees Engaged and Continue to Believe in the Company Mission When They are Stretched to the Limits and There is a Shortage of Talent?

The above question was presented to me as part of the evaluation process for my suitability for being the CTO of a company in Washington, DC. I will answer this question in the context of technology workers. My guess is that similar strategy may also work for other creative and knowledge workers but I do…

How to Motivate Technology Workers to Produce More

I have been asked this question a number of times during job interviews and in various professional gatherings. Almost everyone I have talked to agrees that offering higher salary is not the best approach. This seems to baffle some non-technical managers but happens to be true. Offering higher salary does not increase technology worker’s productivity…