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Generational Differences In The Workplace

Generational Differences In The Workplace

Generational differences can affect a business in many ways.  One of the biggest issues with a multigenerational team is unrealistic expectations due to lack of understanding of each other’s views.  People tend to believe that everyone should think the same way they do as the following situation that occurred in our medical office a few … Continue reading

Building Team Trust

Building Team Trust

Happy Monday to you all! This week in a private coaching group with Top Practices Virtual Practice Management Institute I will begin a 4-week series on “Team Trust.”  I thought I would share some key points to developing trust within any work team. Trust among team members is necessary for the team to function at … Continue reading

Making To-Do Lists That Work

Making To-Do Lists That Work

I have a friend that makes these amazingly long to-do lists.  The most amazing thing about them is they never get done.  They will have 10-20 things listed they will spend a lot of time making them.  Then they get set aside never to be looked at again. I ask if making to-do lists were … Continue reading

Better Hiring Decisions

Better Hiring Decisions

So often when employees are hired on with a company they think that the position they were hired for is all they need to know about in order to do a great job.  This may be correct at first until they master that position, but there is always room for growth no matter where you … Continue reading

How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

I’m not sure if there are many employers or managers who really like looking for new employees.  I know we want to hire great people who will enhance our team, but the task of looking for the right person and actually finding them can be a daunting task. Time spent looking for just the right … 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

We Do Have A Choice

We Do Have A Choice

On my coaching call yesterday, we were discussing the topic of “Mindset” and how we have the ability to change our mindset.  I told the listeners about a time when I was speaking at a conference on the topic of “Creating a Great Workplace Environment” and this manager came up to me afterward and thank … 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