There are times when we know that our business decisions carry huge consequences. Other times we think our actions are not so significant but they are. Actually, every decision by … Continue reading Every decision is a profit decision
When you meet with people, give them respect. Respect their time, their money, and their possessions. Take pains to value their priorities even if they are different than yours. … Continue reading Fred Picker’s shovel
“If you want to build a ship, don’t drum up people to collect wood and don’t assign them tasks and work, but rather teach them to long for the … Continue reading If you want to build a ship…
If you are a parent, is leadership optional? Of course not. If you are a sales person, manager, or senior member at work, can you choose to not be a … Continue reading Is Leadership optional?
The Social Style model is over 40 years old and is used by thousands of organizations to impact human relationships for the better. Social Style describes people on the assertive … Continue reading Ask vs Tell
Conflict and conflict management is a common problem in the workplace. Unresolved conflicts cause lower productivity because it’s very difficult to work with someone who has done an injustice to … Continue reading Conflict and Conflict Management
In a word: productivity. Productivity is the key to every organization’s success. It is the golden thread that binds together all businesses regardless of their industry, corporate culture, or business … Continue reading Why Corporate Training?
Here’s my best recipe for chocolate brownies: 3 eggs beaten, add 1/2 cup of canola oil, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1 1/3 cup sugar and beat well. Blend in 1/2 cocoa then … Continue reading High Performing Teams are like Chocolate Brownies (Kind of)
Delegation, when done well by managers, produces higher productivity, higher morale, and greater workplace efficiency. However, two common situations prevent many managers from succeeding at this skill as well as they could. First, managers usually … Continue reading Delegating pros and cons
One way to personal effectiveness is being able to focus on the proper task or person at the proper time. This often boils down to “wherever you are, be there”. Especially … Continue reading Seize the moment with key people