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A Winning Attitude

A Winning Attitude

Is your job predominantly to interact with customers? If so, there are a few key thoughts that are necessary to keep in the forefront of your mind in order to give customers the service they deserve. The first and probably the most important is how you feel about what you do each day at work.   Do … Continue reading

How To Get Respect At Work

How To Get Respect At Work

Employees who value those they work with and for are like rare jewels and a lucky find.  These employees seem to be able see the big picture of what their company’s vision is and why what they do is so very important to it. They also understand that each person who works for the company … Continue reading

Handling Employees With Problems

Handling Employees With Problems

As a manager or business owner it is important to respond to employees as soon as possible when they have questions, concerns or problems. When employee issues are put off and not addressed in a timely fashion there is the risk of creating a bigger, more complex problem or even loss of a valued employee, … Continue reading

Take The Appreciation Challenge

Take The Appreciation Challenge

To be appreciated is the greatest gift of all. Today, take the time to tell others that you appreciate them. Here are a few examples of “making people feel appreciated.” A company you purchase supplies from does a great job with your order, getting it to you on time.  I know that this is expected, … Continue reading

How To Deal With Lazy Co-Workers

How To Deal With Lazy Co-Workers

I wrote this post back in 2013, but feel it is one that is worth reposting.  In my consulting practice this is one of the most common employee issues I deal with on a regular basis.  It can be fixed quite simply by having policies, protocols and procedures in place and then adhering to them … Continue reading

They Feel Your Attitude

They Feel Your Attitude

One of my favorite authors is John Maxwell. One of my favorite quotes of his is, “People may hear your words, but they feel your attitude and that will either enable you to connect and win them over or it will alienate them from you.”  Connecting with others takes time and energy.  It is important … Continue reading

Six Questions For A Better Business

Six Questions For A Better Business

As a business owner or manager have you ever asked your employees what they like most about their job and why? Do you know if they are interested in learning more about the business and would like to get additional training?  Or have you asked them if there is something you can do to make their job more … Continue reading

Be A Team Player

Be A Team Player

This week’s posts are about the importance to team work and how we can become a better team player at work.  I have put together a few of my favorite team work quotes for today.  Be inspired. Tomorrow’s topic will be on how we can enlarge ourself at work to be a better teammate. Happy … Continue reading

Be A Team That Communicates

Be A Team That Communicates

Yesterday’s blog post was about the importance of “adaptability” as a team member at work.  Today we are going to look at the importance of good communication at work.  I assume we all know communication is vitally important, but how often do we work on our communication skills to improve them? COMMUNICATION:  “Open communication fosters … Continue reading

Team Work and Adaptability

Team Work and Adaptability

To improve a work team you need to improve the individuals on the team.  Since you are in control only of yourself, developing a better team would begin with you. Improving yourself will add value to your team. This week in my blog posts I will cover four areas, which effect team work. Adaptability Communication Enlarging Selflessness … Continue reading