It may seem unnatural to manage up in the top down world of business but this is exactly what you must do to be successful in business.
Most people are reluctant to address problems they are having with an employee, co-worker or even their boss. Yet, pretending everything is fine certainly won’t improve the situation.
As human beings, we have a natural tendency to want to be loved. But what happens when your desire to be loved interferes with your ability to lead?
Planting hydrangeas is as much an indication of whether or not someone is a spy as being charming in an interview is an indication that a person is a good hire or working long hours is an indication that someone is dedicated to the company. In other words, are you focusing on something real, such […]
Succession planning is a talent and organizational improvement initiative that enables your business or organization to grow and thrive now and in the future.
So said Rhett (Clark Gable) to Scarlett in ‘Gone with the Wind’ in 1939. And this line was voted the number one movie line of all time by the American Film Institute in 2005. One reason for its infamy was that it contained a swear word – just about unheard of in a movie or […]
The more employers understand Gen Y’s (those born from 1977 to 1995) perspective, the easier it is to identify the strategies and actions that can transform us into high-performing, loyal employees.
In order to get things done on time and with the highest quality expected so you can meet the demands and expectations of our customers and those with whom we work, we need to rely on others. And to do that, we need influence – but the right kind of influence.
If you want to become a fast growing company in this New Economy – then you need to hire and manage team members effectively.
If you want to retain your top employees, you must… give them a reason to stay, find a way to motivate them and reward them. But, if you reward too much, too fast – it can be dangerous for your entire organization.