Archive for the ‘ Work Issues ’ Category

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 […]

How Do You Hire Super-Stars?

I’m not sure if there are many employers or managers who really like looking for new employees.  I know we want to hire great people who will enhance our team, but the task of looking for the right person and actually finding them can be a daunting task. Time spent looking for just the right […]

3 Tips To Build A Happy Work Environment

We probably have all experienced going into a place of business whether it be a doctor’s office, a restaurant, or the neighborhood deli, but when you were there things just felt a bit off possibly a bit toxic. Maybe you have experienced this in your own place of work. It can be very hard to […]

10 Ways Germs Are Passed At Work

We need to work so we all want to stay healthy, especially during this time of bad flus and viruses.  There are certain ways that we can help from spreading germs while at work. Think about your workspace, if you are the only one using the space it is easier to keep it clean.  If […]

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 […]

4 Ways to Care For Your Employees

Working with small businesses I will often hear the employees say that they do not feel that their supervisors really care about them.  They are just there to do a job.  While it is true, they are there to do a job, employees need to know that their supervisors and employers care that they are […]

Ask Why…

“A business has to be involving, it has to be fun, and it has to exercise your creative instincts.” ~ Richard Branson People do not want to keep job-hopping until their find the “Perfect Company” to work for that would provide the three aspects described above, involving, fun, and creative. What they can do is start asking “why questions” […]

Creating Value In Employees

All employers want great employees. Yet it seems that a lot of the employers I speak to their number one issue is employee problems. What I find interesting is that I rarely hear employers talk about how great their employees are and it makes me wonder if the employees know what value they have in […]

Unacceptable Behavior At Work

A couple of months ago I went to a conference and part of the requirement for managers in my state was to take a 2-hour course in Sexual Harassment and Workplace Harassment.  It was very informative and I had great information to take back to my staff for a meeting on these two topics. Our […]

Having A Lean Office Policy Manual

A few years back, when we opened up our newest medical practice,  I had the wonderful opportunity to revisit our office policy manual. It is a fact that usually the office policy manual is only opened when a problem arises and then we hope that there is a solution to it. When I work with […]