Management Resources Archive
High achieving individuals have a tremendous impact on your business results. A company spends thousands of dollars to find the right talent through screening, interviewing, etc., and efforts are exerted to get just the right people on the bus. All this time and energy made me ask the question, what happens once we get them?
If an employee has a full-time job, on average they work 40 hours a week, five days per week and 50 weeks per year. That comes to 2,000 hours every year spent at work. With so much time being spent at a job, what makes for the best employer? Good pay? Good
With college football coming to a close, it leaves a couple questions in everybody's mind. First, who's going to be the national title contenders and second, who's going to be crowned as the best player in college football, otherwise known as the Heisman. According to their website, the Heisman is "the most outstanding college football
The other day I was on LinkedIn and came across an article. The article discussed four reasons employees leave a company. When you look at the reasons one at a time they seem potentially easier to overcome but when you look at them as a whole, it's a bit more challenging.
It’s that time again. In case you haven’t heard, four years have passed and our Nation was faced with another difficult decision. On Tuesday, November 6 we decided who will be the next President of the United States and hopefully make decisions that will take our country to the next level. We are fortunate to
As I write this on Valentine’s Day, I am watching many a delivery come into our office. Large bouquets of flowers, cards with loving words, and personal deliveries from family members carrying balloons and gift bags all to say, "I love you, I care about you, I want you in my life, thoughts of our
Trying to do it all is a variation on the theme of doing too much at once. When you try to do everything yourself, rather than appropriately delegating tasks that others can do (sometimes even better than you can do them), you slow yourself and your company down, as well as potentially sacrificing the quality
Do you push or pull your employees? Let me explain what I mean by describing "pushers" and "pullers".
Pushers use deadlines and required benchmarks to motivate employees. Pushers are vocal and provide feedback, but most often when things aren’t going well. They also tend to be very reactive when handling situations. Employees avoid interaction with
By now you’ve seen the Ozzy Osbourne/Justin Beiber commercial originally aired during this month’s Super Bowl. Best Buy’s premise of “Technology moves fast. Don’t get left behind” depicts an aged Ozzy trying to get used to the “now” 4G technology rapidly adapting to an advanced 6G service. Trying his best, but still clearly lost, he
February is the month of love! At least that is what retailers tell us as we walk the aisles and see nothing but a sea of red and pink cookies, candies, flowers, cards, and gifts created to help us celebrate the "holiday" and remind us to show our "love" to those who mean the