Archive for August, 2016

Too Many Office Policies “What a Scary Thought!”

How do you create operational policies that everyone will be willing to follow? Many offices that I have worked with have had an office policy manual that would take a year to read through. I have always been of the thought that a business can run successfully with having only a few good company polices […]

Seeking Employee Opinions

Having worked in a management position for almost two decades I have had the opportunity to learn and grow right along with my co-workers. At times it has been hard when I have had to say, “I am sorry, I made a mistake,” or “I don’t know what is the best thing to do.”  Yet […]

Are You Just Behind Or Could It Be Procrastination

Are you constantly behind on your work or projects?  Do you have a messy desk with several little stacks on it?  Is there never enough time to finish all you have to get done?  If the answer is yes, you could be suffering from procrastination. I am sure you remember that old saying “don’t put […]

Get Prepared!

“Life begins at the end of your comfort zone” Get your hard hat on and get moving along……

What If You Were The Customer?

Have you ever wondered what it would be like to be a customer coming into your place of business to either purchase something or receive a service? How do you know what your customers are experiencing if you never have put yourself in their shoes? Many businesses use “shoppers” on a regular basis so that […]

Where Are You Headed?

Get your shoes on and get going….. Each day is a new beginning…. It is your choice…..

The Art Of Learning To Communicate?

What possibly could be so difficult about communicating with another person?  Most of the time we think there are very few problems when trying to convey our thoughts, ideas and opinions to another person with whom we are speaking. We are just fooling ourselves, as nine out of ten times the person who we are […]

Do You Understand Your Workplace Vision?

Have you ever been part of a team that had talented people on it, but did not seem to go anywhere?  If so, it is very possible that the team lacked vision for what it was trying to accomplish.  It has been said, “Great vision precedes great achievement.” In the workplace employees need a vision […]

Wisdom From Einstein

Yesterday I was reading the Small Business News blog and they had an article with 35 of Albert Einstein’s quotes.  I thought I would share a couple of them with you today to get your Friday off to a great start.  If you have never visited the SBA blog, the link is below. Happy Friday […]

Will Employee Conflict Ever End?

Yikes! is that Beverly and Angie at it again?  You can always tell because the desk drawers close a little harder, the phone is hung up a more abruptly and there is that bad smell of tension in the air. What happened this time?  You are wondering what you can do to help resolve it […]