International Women’s Month, yet another moment when female power, talent, and ambition are celebrated and appreciated. This year has seen major initiatives by women – such as #MeToo and #Time’sUp – to rightfully take their place in society, especially in the modern corporate environment. That said, there are things that are vital in creating a culture that allows […]
As the owner of your company, you, of course, want it to be an amazing success, and you work hard every day to achieve this goal. However, the same motivation that spurs you on isn’t always the same for your employees. In fact, a survey stated that just 69 percent of workers felt that they […]
Keep things inconsistent to keep the team on their toes. That’s a great motto, right?
Years ago, I had this boss who was terribly inconsistent. One week, he would praise us for our work, and the next week, we would do even better and he would say we were performing poorly. Teams never knew where they stood with this […]
Every business has room for improvement, and if you’re in charge of a company that’s relatively new, there will be large and important areas in which your organization is not maximizing its efficiency and getting the most value out of your investment of time and money. Below are different areas of your company’s set up […]
The fastest way to accumulate things is to take, take, take. You have to fight for your share, and if you don’t get it, someone else will, right?
This is the way bad leaders operate. They believe there isn’t enough to go around, so they spend all their energy trying to get everything they can. They fight […]
Picture this. There’s a team of enthusiastic employees working on a project. Everyone is super excited to be a part of the project, and they can’t wait to succeed.
Then, the boss comes in and points out something that one of the employees did wrong. He berates the employee in front of everyone and then leaves.
Guess what happens […]
Employee Engagement is running at around 32%. Which means that a staggering 68% of staff, potentially your staff, are either disengaged or even worse actively disengaged. According to Gallup, this costs the US economy anywhere between $450 to $550 billion per year.
As a leader, you have the biggest impact on the engagement of your teams, and your number one goal should […]
Bad leadership absolutely destroys engagement, it raises employee stress levels, it reduces their morale and ultimately it leads to failure. And these failures that can destroy your business too.
I was reminded, today, of just how true this can be after speaking to a good friend of mine. I was just asking him how his job was going, and how […]
As a team leader or manager, part of your role is motivating your employees. How you do this though is not clear though, as every team is different and so has different needs. How do you motivate them to get the most out of them every day? Here are 10 ways you can motivate them […]
Many people aren’t yet aware that a mastermind group can be a valuable tool, despite the fact that the Napoleon Hill created the concept approximately 75 years ago. The book Think and Grow Rich defines a mastermind group as a group of intelligent people who address certain challenges.
The group meets weekly, monthly, or even once […]