Tagged with business management

Are You Too Busy To Be Productive?

Are You Too Busy To Be Productive?

“Beware of the barrenness of a busy life” ~ Socrates   How many times have you heard yourself or someone else says, “I am so busy”?  They could be letting the “busyness” control their life instead of the other way around. Becoming overly busy is usually a gradual process that we become caught up in, … Continue reading

Acting On Hearsay

Acting On Hearsay

Recently I have had a few different encounters where someone has given me information about another person, organization or business that was negative.  Not that at times we should not warn another about a bad experience or outcome that we have had, but with my encounters they wanted me to actually take some action on … Continue reading

Say No To Gossip

Say No To Gossip

It really doesn’t matter where you work, if  you work with other people you will deal with the issue of gossip.  Gossip infiltrates the workplace, the home, church, and the organizations you are involved with.  It is something that happens and it is something that can be very harmful to those involved. There is just … Continue reading

Employee Engagement

Surveys have shown that one key factor to keeping employees long-term is by keeping them engaged in the job that they are performing with the organization. More satisfied employees become engaged, long-term employees.  So employee satisfaction needs to be number  one on the employer/employee list of things to do. Communication with your employees is the … Continue reading

Managing People With Better Questions

 Trying to get information you want or need from people can be a bit challenging.  Learning to ask better questions is the key to being  more successful in gathering the information you want. Recently I was looking to  purchased a new car and wanted to make sure that all of the questions I had would … Continue reading

Seeing The Bigger Picture At Work

It happens everyday in offices all over the world, people come to work to complete the tasks that they were hired to do.  they are doing what they have been hired to do, but something is missing.  They have developed tunnel vision with what it is that they are doing. Possibly they do not understand … Continue reading