Although there are no guaranteed ways to gain employee loyalty, certain things can be done to build a robust employee-employer relationship. The two most important elements are trust and respect. Of course, you want, and expect respect, but so do your staff members, and when they receive it, you … [Read more...] about The Role of Coaching and Leadership in Managing for Excellence
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?
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
How Effective Are Your Leaders? You want employees to feel good to be working as part of a team that is working together – and everyone is improving. Many managers would be surprised to learn how little their employees believe management is walking the talk. You can quickly scan the internet and … [Read more...] about A Leadership Rule: Do What You Say