Blogger Archives: Karen O'Leonard

Karen O'Leonard

Karen O’Leonard is Global Client Solutions Leader for Willis Towers Watson, based in San Diego. Karen joined Willis Towers Watson in 2015 after more than 20 years, helping organizations in a variety of industries improve their effectiveness.

Good HR looks a lot like good business

C-suite executives, including Chief Human Resources Officers (CHROs), require broad business acumen  I was speaking with a client recently who asked me what I thought good HR “looks like.” My answer was swift and simple: Good HR looks like good … Continue reading →

Bouncing back from the election – How to improve productivity in the workplace

Over the last several months, Americans and people around the world have been riveted by the U.S. presidential election. Almost against our will, we have scoured the Internet, tuned in to our favorite news programs, and talked with friends, family … Continue reading →

Job roles that drive workforce productivity

Lackluster workforce productivity is causing a great deal of consternation among both economists and business leaders. In her June 6 speech, Janet Yellen, the chair of the Federal Reserve Board, again lamented the slowdown in productivity growth – a phenomenon … Continue reading →

How to measure workforce productivity for better business results

The first step to unlocking the secrets of workforce productivity is measurement. Continue reading →

Improving productivity… Beyond March Madness

Every March finds many U.S. employers wringing their hands over the amount of time employees are distracted by the national college basketball tournament, otherwise known as March Madness. This year the tournament is estimated to cost employers $4 billion – … Continue reading →