?When was the last time you asked your employees to help you fill your open positions? ?Your best resource for filling open positions are your current team members. They work with you, know the culture, can speak to the benefits and people love to help solve problems. ?Regardless of who you think they know, ask
?Meetings may not be fun, but they make all the difference. One of the things I remind leaders of all the time is the value of conversations. The type of conversations done in person, face-to-face, and on a consistent basis – in which the focus is on the employee. ?These Milestone Meetings have the power
A friend of mine mentioned an issue they had in their customer service department. One team member felt she was doing the majority of the call time while another co-worker was doing the least. She started getting upset. So she raised the concern to her supervisor, and expected the data to prove her feelings correct.
There is one phrase that holds teams and organizations back more than anything else. That phrase – “It’s how we’ve always done it.” In fact, most people have heard that in their family before they even made it into the workplace. Tradition has a place within companies, families, and organizations. Yet tradition is not a
Employee engagement, if left unattended, it will decline at a rapid rate. Employee engagement, if nurtured and focused on, will expand and improve at a rapid rate as well. So how do you create a high engagement culture? You create high engagement using three main areas: Strengths – Identify your peoples strength to put them
For starters, teamwork can help make the dream work, that’s for sure. Let’s take a step back and look at the teamwork aspect for a moment. One or more individuals play specific and different roles on a team. As a result, leaders assume each player is playing the role they are best at. One thing
When was the last time you asked your team members if they felt valued? ?What was their response? Did they pause and stumble or were they clear and able to provide an immediate response? Their response is how you can tell if you have ever asked, if you communicated their value, and do both regularly.
Much needed vacation throws you off your nutrition plan. Last minute work trip derails your morning routine. The bad news phone call stops us in our tracks. We have all been there. Some more often than we imagined. So what do we do, regardless of what life event happened, to get back in our groove?
Both serve a powerful purpose. Because to reach your goals, and be fulfilled in the process, you need them working together. Here is how you do it. 1. Plan with purpose: When you are planning your week start with play and work backwards. Build your work around your life and go
The fear of micromanaging caused supervisors to take extreme measures to show their “hands-off” approach to managing. This fear of getting the label of micromanager has unseen and important consequences. The will delay dealing with situations that need them to be more hands on and providing clear guidance on expectations. There are three simple things