Nobody likes to talk about it, even though it is happening in workplaces all across America – employees who have decided it is time to fly the coop. Departure lounges are overflowing with these types of employees – all waiting for their final boarding call.
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The CEO Refresher is your portal to the best brains on the planet! Creative leadership, innovation, leading change, executive intelligence and insight. We are pleased to announce that The CEO Refresher is once again publishing new articles. The untimely death of founder and publisher Rick Sidorowicz in September 2011 left the site in a void. Rick devoted a great deal of time and effort into developing and managing the CEO Refresher, and believed passionately in its value in providing the executive intelligence you need to lead well in these turbulent times. We wish to continue bringing you the articles and resources you have come to count on from The CEO Refresher.
“We’re all adults here!” That statement is always a big red flag that drama is right around the corner. You can’t rely on good behavior, good decision-making, or good ideas just because people are a certain age and are considered to be “adults.”
High performance cars are very similar to high performance cultures. Whether you are a university, healthcare institution, a financial services organization or a technology department, you have a Ferrari sitting in your driveway and the keys are in your hand.
As the would-be vendor, your job is to find out everything you possibly can, even what the prospective client does not necessarily want you to know. If you do your detective work, you will dazzle the prospective client with your offerings and have a huge leg up on your competition.
It pains me to stand by and watch others continuously try to fill the same jobs day in and day out. I’ve reached the point where I can no longer sit back and be silent. Here are ten reasons you can’t fill jobs, and what you can do to change this.
Sometimes, one employee does something special that makes him or her stand out. Often, customers start asking for that employee by name. Companies need to be aware and observant of situations like this and find out what that employee is doing right and make it part of their standard practice.
Today, social media should be an integral part of any company’s sales strategy, especially for those who operate in sales directly. From researching potential prospects and keeping up to date with industry news to participating in online networking hours, social channels are an effective way to increase your reach.
A marketing operations function helps your marketing organization run just like any other part of your business. It helps you fine tune your marketing efforts and helps you make better fact-based decisions about your strategic decisions and marketing investments.
With a positive attitude, a strong work ethic and the understanding of critical success skills, you have all it takes to achieve greatness. You just need to be willing to tell the world about your accomplishments.
Do you want your business to go bigger, farther and faster? No matter what size business you, have join Eileen McDargh as she explains a new way of redefining business growth.