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4 Ways To Care For Your Employees

4 Ways To Care For Your Employees

Working with small businesses I will often hear the employees say that they do not feel that their supervisors really care about them.  They are just there to do a job.  While it is true, they are there to do a job, employees need to know that their supervisors and employers care that they are … Continue reading

A Workman Is Worthy Of Their Wages

A Workman Is Worthy Of Their Wages

Being a Sunday School teacher in the way past of my life, I was reminded yesterday of a scripture we use to talk about with our pre-teen class, when one of my young staff members decided it was okay to pull their cell phone out and then work the afternoon at a snail’s pace. “A … Continue reading

Job Performance Reviews

Job Performance Reviews

When working with managers I have found one area that many find difficult is conducting Job Performance Reviews.  Over the past couple of months, I have compiled five key areas that cause managers to find doing performance reviews difficult. There are no “real” job descriptions Lack of a practical training program to teach the employee … Continue reading

Coworker Conflictp

Coworker Conflictp

This past weekend I had the privilege of speaking with medical professionals at a conference in Toronto, Canada.  One of the topics we talked about was handling workplace conflict. We all know that when you are working with people you are bound to have conflict.  It is just a fact of life.  The point of … Continue reading

Developing A Workplace Vision

Developing A Workplace Vision

Today, on my coaching call with members of the Virtual Practice Management Institute I talked about workplace/business visions.  The main point I was making is if the employees do not know the vision/mission of the business how can employers expect them to buy in and become engaged with the business? First and foremost he business … Continue reading

The Mindset of A Manager

The Mindset of A Manager

Last week I posted about our personal growth mindset and how developing it is done in small steps.  Today, I want to address the managers mindset and how they can make a huge difference in how their employees not only perform, but enjoy their job. Often when managers hire employees they are looking for the … Continue reading

Growth Takes Place In Small Steps

Growth Takes Place In Small Steps

I think most of us want to continue to grow in our personal and work life. There is much to be said for stretching your mind and learning new things. Growth takes risk, stretching our normal boundaries, and sometimes it can cause feelings of fear, stress and anxiety. Is the risk of these difficult feelings … Continue reading

Helping To Motivate One Another

Helping To Motivate One Another

A common mistake business owners and managers make is thinking what motivates one person on their team will motivate everyone on the team.  This just is not so. Each person is different thus what makes them tick and desire to perform can be quite different. For most people their motivation to do things is intrinsic, … Continue reading

Is Your Workplace A Bit Stressful?

Is Your Workplace A Bit Stressful?

Working in the Healthcare Industry, it is common for physicians and their staff to become stressed in everyday situations in the practice.  Taking care of others can be as demanding as it is rewarding.  Often when stress is not addressed it can turn into into burnout without even realizing it. According to a survey done … Continue reading