All posts by Lou Gerst

About Lou Gerst

Lou is the Practice Leader for Strategic Talent Development with the Workforce Solutions Group of St. Louis Community College.
  • Tell Them Your Story
    Measuring Impact and Improving Outcomes Through Story Telling

    Strategic Talent Development by Lou Gerst: Measuring Impact and Improving Outcomes Through Story Telling

    • Posted September 7, 2012
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  • Measuring Employee Engagement
    “How are you doing?” Measuring Employee Engagement

    Organizations are beginning to understand the importance of employee engagement in improving production, satisfaction, attendance, and retention, but too many companies are unable to identify the actions necessary to improve engagement. The key to overcoming this obstacle...

    • Posted June 30, 2010
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  • Road To Recovery
    Rebound: Ready?

    All companies preparing for an economic rebound face similar challenges, such as reduced staff and extensive cuts to training and leadership development. Your response to those challenges is what separates the successful organizations from the rest of...

    • Posted May 1, 2009
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  • Make The Right Decision
    When the Going Gets Tough, the Tough Get Going!

    In this volatile economy, individuals and companies are being forced to make difficult decisions. In tough times, making the “right” business decisions becomes essential since there is literally no room for making wrong decisions.

    • Posted January 15, 2009
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  • Do the Right Thing (with Assessments)
    Do the Right Thing (with Assessments)

    Organizations that hire people based on subjective impressions are likely to struggle due to poor performance and mismanagement of human capital. Creating a process to weed out poor performers is not as difficult as it would seem.

    • Posted April 15, 2008
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  • Birds, Employees, and Rewards
    Birds, Employees, and Rewards

    Organizational success, in a large part, depends on its ability to elicit appropriate behaviors from employees on a regular basis.

    • Posted October 15, 2007
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