Yearly Archives: 2016

Common Sense Business Communication Tips For Managers

Poor workplace communication is the number one complaint of many employees and employers. Not only is it incredibly frustrating, it also affects productivity, lowers morale, increases the risk of workplace accidents, and generally throws a monkey wrench in your operation. So how can you as a leader assure that you are communicating effectively with your staff? Here

How Good Leaders Handle Mistakes

Do you or others you work with suffer from “CYA” (cover your, well, you know…) syndrome? It happens to the best of us. Whether you are a work-from-home mom or the CEO of a large corporation, odds are you will make a mistake that results in hurt feelings, poor business decisions, or worse. Harry Truman

Tips For Dealing With Confrontational Co-Workers

A common issue that we all have to deal with from time to time is confrontational co-workers. How do you deal with this type of individual? This article provides helpful tips to help you work through this difficult scenario. First and foremost, it is important to remember that a leader leads PEOPLE, not organizations. While

How To Get Rid Of Your “Invisible Horses”: Breaking Free From Outdated Habits And Mindsets

In 1940, shortly after the start of World War 2, Adolf Hitler attempted to overtake the British Isles by launching “Operation Sea Lion.” The first step in his plan was to annihilate the British Royal Air Force, which protected Britain from invasion. Step two was to initiate an amphibious invasion across the English Channel and

2022-02-23T20:20:45-05:00By |Personal Leadership|

Benefits Of Using Pre-Employment Assessments To Find The Best Employees

So you have some open positions to fill within your company, but you have had a series of bad hires that have cost you a great deal of time, energy, and money. How can you safeguard yourself from this continuing cycle and hire the best, most qualified candidates for the job? High employee turnover is

2022-02-23T20:23:16-05:00By |Screenings & Assessments|

How To Combat High Employee Turnover

Even in today’s delicate job market, many organizations are plagued with a high number of employee resignations and turnover. Why do some organizations lose so many valuable employees? Because many employees have been overloaded with extra work, more stress, and fewer resources, these workers are tremendously frustrated! Couple that with the feeling of a general

2022-02-23T20:24:56-05:00By |Hiring, Team Development|

An Open Letter To The Next President

Dear President-elect _______________: It is Election Day here in America, and the long and arduous campaign season has come to an end.  Congratulations on your victory!  Enjoy the moment, but understand that once the celebration ends it will be time to turn your full attention to governing the most powerful and influential nation in the

Integrity Deficit Disorder (IDD)

It affects more “leaders” than just about anything else, stripping them of the trust and respect of their followers. It is an equal opportunity annoyer, alienating team members in business, religious, and political organizations. The Center of Creative Leadership (CCL) even came out with a study in 1983 stating that this malady was one of

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