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Vision And Purpose At Work

Vision And Purpose At Work

If you are in a position at work where you are required to train others do you find it easy?  I have been training for over 23 years and there are many things that I have learned over the past two decades that have made training not only easier, but it has made the person … Continue reading

7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

7 Ways We Tune Out On Conversations

The way we communicate with others can either make or break the relationship or encounter we are having with them.  I’m sure you have had a conversation at some point where you realized that you were the only one having the conversation. Our values, beliefs and thoughts make us who we are.  They are the … Continue reading

10 Ways Germs Are Passed At Work

10 Ways Germs Are Passed At Work

We need to work so we all want to stay healthy, especially during this time of bad flus and viruses.  There are certain way that we can help from spreading germs while at work. Think about your workspace, if you are the only one using the space it is easier to keep it clean.  If … Continue reading

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