These Employees Just Aren’t Working Out Do you have people leaving (or you want them to) and you don’t understand why? Maybe you think you’ve just gotten the wrong people. That could be true; but chances are better that there
The research is clear. There are primarily six reasons people work and they affect an employee’s performance. Three of these reasons help improve performance; play, purpose and potential. Three of these reasons actually reduce performance; emotional pressure, economic pressure and
Five Steps to Preparing Employees for Change It’s inevitable. Changing technology, changing customer needs, and changing competition are just a few of the things that cause upheaval in your business. What can you do as a leader to minimize the
People sometimes miss a key part of the strategic plan to revenue growth; developing employees to take on broader responsibilities. Marketing and sales are essential for sure, but unless you are ready to scale up they won’t achieve the result
Tight Job Market Poses Challenges for Small Business Owners Have you noticed? Everywhere I go there are signs for “Help Wanted”. The job ads are plentiful. People are hiring. What does this mean for a small business owner who relies
The stick is viewed as a control method of getting employees to do what you need. The idea is that if you drive them with fear of consequences they will not want to deviate and therefore, will do as told.
There are three reasons why an employee won’t do something. It’s important to know which of the three is affecting your employee because the solution is different for each reason. There is a common mis-conception: “If I tell people what
Most entrepreneurs grow their business by teaching each new employee how they do things; serve the customer; record transactions; and complete the day. Of course, this is really the only way to start your growth; when you add the first