Tagged with poor management skills

Being A Nice Manager Doesn’t Always Pay

Being A Nice Manager Doesn’t Always Pay

I read this interesting article on the CareerBuilder site about being nice and being in a management position.  Not always does being a nice guy pay off, in fact, it can hurt your career. What it actually comes down to is balance and being a leader who can handle challenging people and situations.  Many management and … Continue reading

Search, Expectation & Opportunity

Search, Expectation & Opportunity

SEO… Search, Expect, Opportunity… So often we spend much of our time thinking about us, the way things are affecting us, and what we want to happen. What if we each took today, just to look at those we spend time with and admire something about them.  If you search I am sure you will … Continue reading

Benefits of Self-Discipline

Benefits of Self-Discipline

In today’s world we have many devices to keep us organized, in touch, and on track.  If we are honest with ourselves many of us allow such things as smart phones, iPads, LinkedIn, Facebook and such to control our time.  We get distracted from our work, relationships, and the ability to really focus on our … Continue reading

Are You Ready?

Are You Ready?

Do you ever have days like this when you know you need to get ready, but you allow distractions to keep you from doing so?  Just watch this makes me anxious because he is not getting ready.  All of those “A” type personalities out there will understand what I mean.  Happy Friday to you all … Continue reading

Could I Be A Better Co-Worker?

Could I Be A Better Co-Worker?

When traveling around the country lecturing to office managers and administrative and clinical staff members, I can always count on hearing about difficulties between co-workers and their managers. We are with our co-workers more waking hours than we are with our family members at home.  We have difficulties with family from time to time, so … 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

Business Opportunities and Standards

Business Opportunities and Standards

  I am visiting my Aunt this week on the east coast and had the opportunity today to get my hair done by a local salon that was owned by a man I will call Danny.  I always enjoy going to different places of business so that I can experience how they conduct business and … Continue reading

Does Your Workplace Lack Vision?

                                                                                               People who work need a vision for what they are doing and where their company is going, it is part of their purpose for being at work.  If a workplace lacks vision for what it is doing the employees will just be surviving and not moving the company forward (because they don’t know where … Continue reading