Although it originated as a means for social interaction, more and more businesses have seen the golden opportunity provided to them by Facebook. As well as being able to set up a business page for free, there are loads of great features like Facebook ads and Facebook Live which easily create content such as video […]
Virtual teams are emerging as an important resource for organizations in the ever-divergent global business market. There is an increasing number of remote workers, who must effectively be led in a collaborative effort.
It takes a highly skilled team leader to build, manage, and successfully maintain a virtual team, especially due to the challenges faced such […]
If you want to be a great leader, then you must commit to studying all about leadership, learning about new techniques and approaches which you can look test and adopt.
Over the years I have read hundreds of books on management and leadership, some good, some not so good and some that were excellent. I want to share […]
One of the biggest factors in the success of any business is the level of productivity. Whether you sell sandwiches or you work for a highly regulated financial institution, productivity will play a large part in whether you out-perform your competition.
Of course, there are many other factors that will play into your success. For example, […]
The secret to great leadership is creating great relationships with your teams and engaging them to go above and beyond. Here are 15 things that great leaders say to create highly engaged and motivated teams.
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When we ask people to contribute, we show that we value their opinion, respect their expertise. There is […]
Let me just start by saying just how much I hate cold calling. Picking up the phone and trying to create a sale or make a connection is one of the biggest fears I have, it’s right up there with death and sharks.
Interestingly when you look at top 10 fears, cold calling never makes a […]
In 2016, 43% of American workers telecommuted. Remote workers report greater job satisfaction and are more likely to maintain a solid work-life balance. While rolling out of bed and walking to your home office sounds ideal, it does require some adjustment. With some planning, you can ease the transition from the standard office to your […]
The manufacturing world has applied a number of process improvement methodologies to boost improvement. Lean manufacturing seeks to do more with less, whether that involves lower costs, fewer people, less downtime or fewer steps. Protocols like Six Sigma seek to improve quality to near perfect and attempt to achieve both of those objectives at once. […]
Here’s my interview on Business Transformation and Operational Excellence for BTOES, a conference I will be speaking at on Thursday March 23 2017.