If you are managing a workforce that is made up of volunteers, you may think that everyone you work with will be caring, honest people that want to donate their time and talent to help the community and your organization. Although this is going to be true a lot of the time, you cannot assume it is always the case.
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In an ideal world, common sense would allow everyone the ability to see reality and reach an accurate conclusion that would be clear to everyone quickly. What a time saver that would be! Do you wish all your employees or co-workers had common sense? Most people think of common sense as sound judgment that is gained from
Most employees spend 10 or more hours per month whining, complaining, or listening to others complain, about their bosses or the upper management in their company. And if you count the whining they do about their peers or direct reports, it’s even more.
Whether you are just starting out or have many years of experience, you may have a common misconception about how your career will progress. Do you expect your managers or supervisor at your company to have your success at the top of their agenda? Although there are some great managers out there who work at…
When forming a team for your project, it’s important to remember that not everyone on the team is a clone of you. Each one is unique and has their own talents, skills and the way they communicate best. You can use that fact to your advantage
You may have a few ideas for personal New Year’s resolutions, but have you started thinking about a business resolution list? A good place to start on your list is to review your company’s goals. Most of those goals depend on your workforce being up to the task.
Holiday traditions are a wonderful way to bring family and friends together, but holiday safety needs to be at the top of your list. Especially for anyone who lives in dry climates, fire is one of the primary risks
Workplace zombies are employees that are walking through their day with low productivity and little to no engagement. They are doing as little as possible to get their paycheck and not get fired. They provide poor customer service, create attendance problems, cause high turnover,
Are you making a plan to grow in 2020? If that is your goal, your company growth depends on your workforce being up to the task. Do you have the talent and leadership you need to get your company to the next level? Do you think you can’t encourage your employees’ leadership development if they don’t already
With the national unemployment rate 3.7 % (Aug 2019, U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics), you have a lot of competition out there trying to hire job candidates to fill their open positions. The generational shift is taking place as more and more Boomers are retiring and taking a whole lot of tribal knowledge out the door with them.