Archive for the ‘ Employee Management ’ Category

Do You Work In A Medical Practice? How is it going?

As many of you know, I work in a medical practice. Things are quite different now as we are reopening and trying to keep everyone safe practicing physical distancing and extra sanitization of the office as each patient leaves the practice. There is a lot of new practices and protocols we are having to figure […]

Employee Loyalty?

In the midst of COVID-19 and so many people being laid off last year, I have found several employers that are “Essential” who had to furlough employees.  Now they are ready to open their business to some extent and are finding that their employees do not want to come back to work. Some are due […]

Accept The Challenge?

+ Add New Category I was listening to Ryan Holiday’s Daily Stoic video the other day and he happened to mention this quote above by Viktor Frankl and it really spoke to my heart.  We cannot change many of the situations we have been encountering during the pandemic, so what can we do?  We must […]

Better Hiring Decisions

So often when employees are hired on with a company they think that the position they were hired for is all they need to know about in order to do a great job.  This may be correct at first until they master that position, but there is always room for growth no matter where you […]

Humor in the Workplace

Our work lives can be so stressful on a daily basis and we know that stress is very harmful to our physical and mental wellbeing.  My workplace is no different.  One thing that I try to remember throughout the day is to have fun.  Now, maybe what I am doing is not fun, but I […]

Four Must Have Factors For Great Managers

Are you a manager or a business owner who has a manager?  How are things going as far as managing the team and moving the business in the right direction? There are several key factors for any manager to be successful at their position.  Far too often managers will “fail” to meet the mark as […]

Do You Really Want To Hear From Your Employees?

Employers, supervisors, and managers tell their staff that they want to hear from them and will tell them that their “door is always open.”  But when they do show up how do you act? As many times as I have told my staff, “Please come talk to me about anything anytime” that when they do […]

We Do Have a Choice

On my coaching call yesterday, we were discussing the topic of “Mindset” and how we have the ability to change our mindset.  I told the listeners about a time when I was speaking at a conference on the topic of “Creating a Great Workplace Environment” and this manager came up to me afterward and thank […]

Transparency Builds Trust

Effective leadership is one of the necessary ingredients to make a business run more efficiently and to create a great work environment.  I know what you are probably thinking, I really don’t have time to think about leadership I need to run a business.   This is true but if you really want a business that […]

Is A Carrot Enough To Motivate Employees? (Free E-Booklet)

If you are a business owner or manager and have people who work for your business you have probably asked yourself more than once, “How can I motivate my employees when they are at work?”  I have the opportunity to speak to small business owners often and I have found that this is one of […]