Showing Employees Respect

Showing Employees Respect

One common complaint I hear from employees when I speak at conferences is they do not feel that their superior or employer really respects them as a person and fellow co-worker. I have a difficult time understanding why a manager or employer would not want to treat their employees with the highest sense of respect … Continue reading

Dreams and Wishes

Dreams and Wishes

Wednesday’s Wisdom…. “Do not confuse dreams with wishes.  There is a difference.  Dreams are where you visualize yourself being successful at what is important to you to accomplish. Wishes are hoping good things will happen to you.  But there is no fire in your gut that causes you to put everything forth to overcome all … Continue reading

Making Wise Decisions

Making Wise Decisions

Good Morning and Happy Tuesday.  I have just returned from a nice long Holiday with my family traveling around Southern Italy. It is good to be back home and getting back into my routine. Wishing you all a great day, enjoy each moment! “A Word From The Wise” In the words of an old proverb, … Continue reading

Creating Successful Employees

Creating Successful Employees

Training at work is an ongoing process whether you work in a medical office, retail store or restaurant, systems and procedures are always changing; especially the way technology plays its role in our workplace today. A common mistake when training employees is managers or supervisors will assume that employees understand more than they do when … Continue reading

Too Many Office Policies

Too Many Office Policies

We all know we need to have some rules at work in order to keep things running smoothly and efficiently.  But what types of rules and how many should there be? This can be a pretty tough question, as many times it depends on the type of business, the business owner, and the people who … Continue reading

How are Your Leadership Skills Doing?

How are Your Leadership Skills Doing?

Running any type of business is difficult. I personally know this because my husband and I run our medical practice. There are more things to think about each day and take care of then there are hours in our day.  Effective leadership is one of the necessary ingredients in making a business run more efficiently … Continue reading

Connect With Employees

Connect With Employees

Recently, when working with an employer, I asked him what would he thought that his employees would say about their job and their employer when someone asked them. He really was not sure. He hoped that they would say nice things, yet he knew that some of them probably would not. I then asked him … Continue reading

Building Trust With Those You Work With

Building Trust With Those You Work With

Trust, like respect, has to be earned over time. In the workplace that can be difficult because when someone is hired to do a job you need to place some trust in the immediately. Here are three definitions of what trust is; (1) Trust is assured reliance on the character, ability, strength or truth of … Continue reading