Typically, you look for candidates to fill positions who have the needed skill sets and then assume they can do the job quite well. But, why have they applied for that particular job? Based on my experience, it is often to ‘escape’ their current job. People seem to spend far more time running away … [Read more...] about Do Employees Use Real Excuses or Reasons for Being Absent?
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The New Everyday Coaching Behaviors
There is a lot of buzz about management and leadership styles today. While we've experienced changes in the workplace, people have always wanted to be treated as human beings. Respect, truly listening, and general compassion for our fellow humans win the day. Employees across the board are more … [Read more...] about The New Everyday Coaching Behaviors
HELP WANTED: Leaders Who Can Influence Multiple Generations in the Workforce
A freight train is coming around the corner for business owners and managers. And it's closer than you might think. New times call for new leadership styles. Businesses will not survive without having leaders who can influence multiple generations in the workforce. When you read my rants or hear me … [Read more...] about HELP WANTED: Leaders Who Can Influence Multiple Generations in the Workforce
The New Style of Leadership is a Developmental Process
What's the most important asset in your business? If your reply is about the facility or the brand of products you sell, hang on for a second. The reality is your people represent the business's greatest asset. Leaders have much better success motivating their employees' creativity and hard work … [Read more...] about The New Style of Leadership is a Developmental Process