Posts Tagged ‘ employee 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 […]

Why Employees Resist Change At Work

Why is it that most people are resistant to change of any kind, even when it will actually make life a bit easier for them?  Change is difficult even when your life depends on it.  I read an article recently that said that when cardiac patients were told what changes they needed to make in […]

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 possibly […]

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 […]

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 why they […]

Take Care of Your New Employees

 Having just hired a new employee  has brought back many memories of what it is like being the new kid on the block.  The tasks we take as being simple can be overwhelming to them.  We must remember to be considerate of how they may be feeling during this time of on-boarding and take the extra […]

Over Promise and Under Deliver, Failing To Estimate The Time To Complete A Task

Our office is going to be remodeled at the end of next week, the flooring, wallpaper and paint are all picked out and ready for the contractors to arrive and get started. Although the contractors are ready to go we still have a lot do take care of inside the office to have it ready […]