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How To Be Positive When Working With Negative People?

How To Be Positive When Working With Negative People?

There are certain types of people who like having problems and dwell on anything negative.  They are not happy, (which they are not anyway) unless they are facing a problem or complaining about something.  Everyday they have a “terrible” situation going on in their life, that they must share with everyone they meet. It is … Continue reading

Integrity…. Choosing your thoughts

Integrity…. Choosing your thoughts

I had the opportunity to talk with some people who are not happy about what is happening at their place of employment.  These employees have been with this company for over 10 years each.  They like what they do and they feel that giving value to their customers is what it is all about. Recently, … Continue reading

Successful Manager Communication

Successful Manager Communication

When managers speak to their staff members they may not really hear the way they sound or come across.  They sometimes do not realize how much weight their words carry and what their staff is interpreting.  They need to remember it is not only what they say that is important, but it is how they … Continue reading

Do You Walk The Talk At Work?

Do You Walk The Talk At Work?

The most important ingredient in marketing to make a business grow is customer service.  If you have poor customer service your bottom line will definitely show it. While it is not always easy to get the buy-in from all team members to give great customer service, it is essential, not only to the growth of … Continue reading

Managing Employees Poorly

Managing Employees Poorly

Most medical professionals receive training in emergency first aid.  Not only do they receive training during school they need to receive continued training every 2-3 years by attending a course and taking a test to receive their emergency first aid card. Not much has changed in the course for years, but the need to have … Continue reading

Be More Optimistic

Be More Optimistic

If you asked 100 people if they would like to be happy at work what do you think they would say? I am sure they would love to be happy every day at work. I try to promote happiness each day at the office. If I had to work in a place or for people … Continue reading

Workplace Culture Is Not Created Overnight

Workplace Culture Is Not Created Overnight

In my consulting business I often encounter business owners who think running a business, developing a company culture, hiring the right people, making them happy and productive should be an easy task. What is wrong with this picture? All of the above take time and effort and then more time and effort just to begin … Continue reading

How Can Employees Produce More?

How Can Employees Produce More?

With so many different aspects to managing a business, managers and business owners have a hard time knowing what should come first in order to keep things running well.  An article on the Forbes website titled “The Open Secret to Motivating Employees” (link listed below) asked the following question of business owners; “Could a 5 … Continue reading