Archive for the ‘ Work Issues ’ Category

Peak Performance Management

If you have been in a management position at any time in your employment life, I am sure you will agree that it is a position not for the “faint of heart.” I have managed a medical practice for over 23-years now and the challenges along with the victories have been many. It took me […]

Does Your Business Have Problems To Solve?

No matter what business you are in all business owners and managers want their workplace run more efficiently and more profitably.   We usually expect problems and hope to avoid them in one way or another, but what if instead of just expecting problems to “Pop” up you gather your team and look for problems to […]

Struggling With Employee Engagement?

If your job includes overseeing others to make sure tasks to run the business are getting done, then you really want to have people on your team that are engaged in order to get the best performance from them. One of the first things that comes to our mind when we hear the word “engaged” […]

Generational Differences In The Workplace

Generational differences can affect a business in many ways.  One of the biggest issues with a multigenerational team is unrealistic expectations due to a lack of understanding of each other’s views.  People tend to believe that everyone should think the same way they do as the following situation that occurred in our medical office a […]

Building Team Trust

Happy Thursday to you all! This week in a private coaching group with Top Practices Virtual Practice Management Institute I will begin a 4-week series on “Team Trust.”  I thought I would share some key points to developing trust within any work team. Trust among team members is necessary for the team to function at […]

Making To-Do Lists That Work

I have a friend that makes these amazingly long to-do lists.  The most amazing thing about them is they never get done.  They will have 10-20 things listed they will spend a lot of time making them.  Then they get set aside never to be looked at again. I asked if making to-do lists was […]

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 […]