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The Chairman's Blog

by Jim Clifton

The CEO of DTE Energy's experience with union leaders and his hard-won wisdom provide a blueprint for genuine union/management partnerships.

by Jim Clifton

After the 2008 financial collapse, DTE's CEO challenged his people to find a way to save $200 million -- and with it, save jobs.

by Jim Clifton

DTE's recovery from the Great Recession was the result of hard work, commitment and inspired leadership -- in other words, culture.

by Jim Clifton

What if organizations everywhere doubled or tripled employee engagement? Imagine how quickly that would fix global productivity.

by Jim Clifton

Gallup redesigned our website to better serve the needs of our clients.

by Jim Clifton

What the whole world wants is a good job, and we are failing to deliver it.

by Jim Clifton

Great cultures are loaded with star team leaders who create new customers.

by Jim Clifton and John Hope Bryant

Are students getting the opportunity to match their aspirations with the experience they need to boom America's economy?

by Jim Clifton

America needs to transform the practice of management, similar to the way Six Sigma and lean management disrupted processes in the 1980s.

Twenty-five million U.S. adults are invisible in media coverage of the widely reported 4.9% official unemployment rate.

Companies aren't growing. CEOs talk a big customer game and then go back to their offices, acquire their competitors and lower prices. Shockingly, boards of directors encourage this.

British voters' decision to leave the European Union was a total shock to elite leaders of government and media around the world. It's now a wake-up call to American leaders and media as well.

There are 7 billion people in the world. Imagine if all 7 billion received coaching to maximize their potential this week. It would change how humans develop.

Change is coming one way or another to American universities. They have to decide whether they want to lead the change or become the next victims of disruption.

Are millennials really that different? The answer is yes -- profoundly so. Millennials will change the world decisively more than any other generation, says Gallup's CEO.

Business Journal

Is the official U.S. unemployment rate a "big lie"? Do small businesses have a future? Gallup tackled these issues and more in 2015.

A philanthropic foundation aims to ignite desperately needed new business startups, which will create the good jobs that the world's citizens most want.