Posts Tagged ‘ business management ’

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 […]

Self-Evaluation Tip

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 in […]

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 […]

Employee Appreciation Day, Backfired…

As I boarded the Airporter bus, on the way home from my trip, several airport employees were also boarding the bus heading home after a long days work.  There was a lot of talk going on between them as it had been “employee appreciation day” at work.  By the conversations it was easy to tell […]

What Does It Take To Be A Successful Coach?

Coaching a team, whether it is a work team or sports team can be difficult and rewarding and sometimes both in the same day.  Getting the players in the right positions, providing them instruction and training to carry out their position takes time and patience on the coach’s part. Successful coaches take time to prepare. […]

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, and […]

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 […]

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 […]

Making A Great Impression With Excellent Customer Service

Since I work in the patient/customer service business I am always on the lookout for great examples of it to share with others in the office or in lectures, because I know we grow and change by learning and implementing good ideas in our workplace. I usually am on the look-out for examples of good […]

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 […]