Here’s How You Can Improve Your Team’s Production

Here’s How You Can Improve Your Team’s Production It’s no secret that a team should be able to get more done that someone working by themselves. If you are a team leader than it is up to you to help your team be the best they can be. One of the top ways that you can help your team improve and succeed is teaching them quality time management skills. Limiting Casual Conversations If you are working with the same people every day, then you are going to have casual conversations during work hours. There is nothing wrong with talking with your co-workers about everyday life, however, it’s important to know the time and place. You should be able to read…

Examples of How Other Businesses Are Handling The Coronavirus Pandemic

Examples of How Other Businesses Are Handling The Coronavirus Pandemic Businesses and organizations around the world are changing their policies as COVID-19 continues to spread. Some businesses are providing tremendous examples for other business owners to follow. Below are how some of the largest companies in the world are handling this situation. 1. Uber Uber has stated that it may temporarily suspend the accounts of riders or drivers confirmed to have the virus. If a driver has tested positive for the virus or is asked to self-isolate, they will receive financial assistance for up to two weeks while their account is on hold. On top of that, Uber is working to provide all of its drivers with disinfectants to help…

How Your Company Can Communicate During The Coronavirus Outbreak

How Your Company Can Communicate During The Coronavirus Outbreak COVID-19 has forced businesses and organizations around the world into dealing with unprecedented circumstances. While there may be no tried and true roadmap available to help guide companies through these trying times, there are a few basics companies should continue to practice. Proper planning, communication, and transparency can help you make sure your business sees the other side of this pandemic. Create a COVID-19 Task Force First and foremost, you should be assessing how your company is going to be affected by COVID-19. Form a team from different functions of your company to asses your needs and risks. This team should include representatives from the key functions of your business including…

Do This Every Day to be a Good Boss

Do This Every Day to be a Good Boss A good boss can become something much more than a boss to their employees. A good boss can leave a life-long impact both in the workplace and outside of the workplace. There a couple of easy tasks you can do at least once a day to become the best boss you can be. Remember the Basics As you climb the ladder, it can become easy to forget the basics that got you to the top. Every morning on your way to work, try to remind yourself of the who, what and why. This will help you remember why you work your tail off on a daily basis and it will help…

A Corporate Board Member’s Toughest Job – Setting Company Leadership

A Corporate Board Member’s Toughest Job – Setting Company Leadership Being a part of a company’s board sounds like a daunting job, and it truly is. And while it may be extremely tough to do, the simplest job lies here – hiring and monitoring the leadership teams, starting with the CEO. Staying focused on this task will mean more time to oversee the culture, strategy, and performance of the company. Yet even the simplest job comes with difficult tasks to keep up with. It would be too easy if you could just hire the leadership team and watch the company grow. The board also has to figure out how to assess performance, find a new CEO in case the current…

2 Things You Need To Do For Your Millennial Employees

2 Things You Need To Do For Your Millennial Employees Millennials are ages 23-38 and their population is larger than the Generation X demographic that came before them. This next generation of managers and leaders are eager and energetic. They are just as critical and important to the workplace today as well as the future. However, it’s important to note that as a group millennials are not as loyal to employers as other groups. According to a 2016 survey of millennials, 66% of this particular demographic starts a new job with the expectation that they will leave in three years. So what is the secret to retaining millennials keeping your turnover low? Current Leadership One of the most important things…

Tell Your Company’s Story To Recruit The Right Talent

Tell Your Company’s Story To Recruit The Right Talent It can be difficult for small business owners to sell potential employees on the company. While brands such as Google and Amazon have recruits lining up off of name-power alone, your small business will not have that luxury. Being able to sell your company and its culture will go a long way to attracting top recruits to your business. Let Them In On Your Culture One of the most important things to remember as a business owner or a leader is why. Why do you wake up every morning excited to provide whatever service it is you provide to your customers? You should be able to easily explain to potential recruits…

How to Overcome Decision Making Problems

How to Overcome Decision Making Problems Making decisions is harder for some people than it is for others. Some people are just naturally good when it comes to solving problems or making decisions. Whether you have a small choice to make or a bigger workplace decision, here are a few steps to overcome this problem. Don’t Be Overconfident One of the biggest mistakes in decision making is being overly confident. There’s a difference between being certain and being overconfident with your decision making. If you head into a decision without thinking things through, you’re more likely to fail. Instead of making a quick choice, treat your decision as a serious action. A good way to avoid being too confident is…

Developing The Next Generation Of Leaders

Developing The Next Generation Of Leaders One of the most important roles of senior executives is to develop the company’s future leadership. The groups of leaders that can help take the company to the next level. Even with the current economy, there is a surge of “baby boomers” retiring and it is resulting in a shortage of leaders. This shortage of leadership comes at a time of rapid change. With globalization, the volatile economy, technology changes, and the increased demands of stakeholders, leadership is vital to not only succeed but also, in some cases, just to survive. Most often it is less expensive to reach within the company’s workforce for this future leadership than it is to hire from the…

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures

Why Great Employees Leave “Great Cultures From the outside, a company may look like “the place to work,’ but constantly they are having to hire new personnel when their employees leave. The culture of the company may not actually align with their core values which make for an unhappy workplace. So how can this all be changed? Let’s first understand what a great culture is versus what it’s not. What is Great Culture? While some might think having a great culture is all about parties or free gifts or company sponsored workout classes, having a great culture is so much more than that. When a company’s behaviors, systems, and practices all align with their core values, great culture is the…