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3 Takeaways For The Root Cause Of Stress

Stress is as evident in the workplace as the day is long. Employers need to recognize this issue within their company because it absolutely destroys productivity and employee morale. To define, stress is the mental or emotional strain that is the result of adverse or difficult circumstances. Not yet convinced that it’s expensive and detrimental… Read More »

Define Success

Make it clear to your employees what constitutes success and how they should measure their achievements. Goals must be realistic. Project schedules, for example, must be set by the people who do the work. People will accept a “bottom-up” deadline they helped set but they’ll be cynical about a schedule imposed from the top that… Read More »

Are Video Interviews The New Norm?

The interview process is extremely important as you look for top candidates. Technology continues to change the techniques we use to hire. These days, companies should consider video interviews which are becoming more and more prevalent in the business world. YouTube, Facebook and Skype are just a few examples of ways to hold a video… Read More »

Challenges of Hiring and Training the Right Personnel

There is not a business out there that doesn’t have some amount of trouble with hiring the right staff. This is a common problem for any and all industries. Even if there are a fair number of skilled individuals in your industry, this does not mean all are a good fit for your business.  … Read More »

Six Things Great Leaders Do Differently

Great leaders are hard to come by. Strong leadership seems to be lacking when it comes to business. A true leader is noteworthy and one to be watched and observed in action. Businesses, committees, campaigns and plans often fail due to lack of leadership. How can we ensure that a great leader is in place?… Read More »

What Matters Most – Performance or Management?

Many companies today want to change how they measure employee performance. For years, businesses have given annual reviews but trends are showing that may not be the best format anymore. Recently, businesses have switched up their typical review system to year-round coaching. Employees no longer have to wait with expectation for their yearly review because… Read More »

Why Are Customers Leaving And What To Do About It!

Companies that are successful, over the long-term, have something in common. These businesses understand that their customer’s needs change over time and they must continually update their services and products. When a company decides to stay in a holding pattern, it will lose customers over the course of time.   Why Are Your Customers Leaving?… Read More »

The Inner Game Of Leadership

Leaders that strive to be dynamic, successful and effective must develop their ‘inner game’ of leadership. Tim Gallwey created this term in The Inner Game of Golf, The Inner Game of Tennis and The Inner Game of Work. Qualities such as vision, courage, passion, wisdom, intuition and the like are what make up one’s inner… Read More »

Managing By Walking Around

This is not a new concept but one that seems to have been forgotten. As I work with companies to help them enhance their management capabilities I am surprised to see how few managers are actually walking around. We keep getting caught up in paperwork, (or at least that is an excuse) and not taking… Read More »