If your job includes overseeing others to make sure tasks to run the business are getting done, then you really want to have people on your team that are engaged in order to get the best performance from them. One of the first things that comes to our mind when we hear the word “engaged” … Continue reading
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It Takes Forever To Build A Team
Team building is no easy task and there is no overnight solution to creating an excellent performing team. Whether your team is two or ten people, if its members are not engaged, and do not share the same vision and desired result you will not win the game. There are multiple building blocks in creating an … Continue reading
Did You Say Thank You Today?
When was the last time you asked your coworker if they needed help? When was the last time that you told your boss or coworkers thank you? To show care and appreciation for each other at work is one of the greatest gifts we can give to one another. It makes our day and life … Continue reading
Leaders Must Be Persistent
There are several key “ingredients” that make up great leaders in the workplace. One for certain is “persistence.” Although it is an essential ingredient, it also can be a tough one to add each and every day at work. We all go through times when we would like to take a back seat and go … Continue reading
Old School Management Still Exists
This past weekend at a conference I had the opportunity to present to medical office managers and administrators. There were three of us presenting together on a variety of topics from team building to creating a great work environment. After the session was over I was talking to a manager who said something that took … Continue reading
What Can You Do To Motivate Your Employees?
I decided to do a throw back Thursday for today’s post. This post originally debuted in November 2011 and is still a post that gets hits almost daily. The article in full is linked below as it is too long for a blog post. I think that this age-old question will probably be around … Continue reading
Are You A Team Player?
Team Player: “One who unites others toward a shared destiny through sharing information and ideas, empowering others and developing trust” ~ Unknown Would your co-workers say that describes you?
Working with teams can be challenging. It can really be difficult when one team player tends to be the glory-hog of the team. Finding the right people that can work efficiently, effectively and produce the results needed takes effort on all team members part. Self-evaluation is required periodically to make sure that you are … Continue reading
Called to Leadership?
Yesterday Trevor Nagle, ABD, on his blog Leadership Musings of a Skeptical Positivist, had a great article regarding leadership. (I have posted the link below to his blog) Trevor addresses how a person who is a “Producer” at work can be mistaken as one who is called to be a “Leader.” This actually happens often … Continue reading
I Before We Makes The Team Better
Many times a manager’s focus is on getting their team to function like a team. There are hundreds of books that discuss the how to’s of making a team, but even if there were step-by-step instructions the actual task can be quite daunting. The task becomes more difficult when a new hire is added to … Continue reading