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If You Don’t Do This, Employee Training Won’t Work

Three Ways to Ensure You’re Getting the Most from Training There is a reason no one has ever said:  “I learned how to do brain surgery last year, and I’m sure I’ll still be really good at it now…”; “Don’t worry! I watched a few videos online; I’m totally ready to...

HOW UNHAPPY EMPLOYEES CAN AFFECT THE HEALTH OF YOUR BUSINESS

Does your memory get leaky like mine? Why is it that we forget the simplest things, such as where we put our car keys or that we’re out of oatmeal? Sometimes, we even forget the most basic essentials that directly affect our own happiness. I'm talking about gratitude...

EMPLOYEE MOTIVATION

We’ve all had those jobs we loved or hated. What made the difference? Possibly it had something to do with motivation, a many-faceted complex of attitudes, relationships, suitability for tasks and a host of other things. Employee motivation has a direct impact on...

JOINING THE CONVERSATION

A mediocre marketing message in the right place can outperform a great message in the wrong place every time. Marketers figured out long ago that men who like football usually like pickup trucks and beer too. The "Soap Opera" moniker stuck to those daytime TV...

Delegate Distractions

I have some bad news for the self-proclaimed control freaks.  I say this in the most loving way as I myself am a recovering control freak.  Stop fooling yourself, you’re not great at everything.  Yes, someone else may take a little longer to do something but it will...

Stop Spamming Me!

Let’s Start With The Inbox: When did it become acceptable to meet a person once at a networking event, collect their business card and then enter their email address into your distribution database?  That’s a trick question.  It’s NEVER acceptable to do this. My inbox...