Follow These 5 Principles for More Productive Meetings

What are the magic ingredients for a successful meeting? A meeting in which participants build relationships, exchange ideas, unearth insights, make decisions and get the...

4 Tips for Holding Better One-on-One Meetings with Your Employees

Are you having regular one-on-one meetings with your employees? Yes? Great! As a good manager, you probably want to make them better. No? Don’t...

What’s Your One Goal for Each Person on Your Team?

Too often, as managers, if we do coach, our coaching is ineffective. One of the key reasons is that we are unfocused on what...

Smaller Teams are More Productive Than Larger Ones

Back in 2013, Gallup released a report titled “The State of the American Workplace,” which stated that smaller companies tend to have more active,...

3 Reliable Ways to Increase Employee Engagement with a Limited Budget

Everyone knows the importance of employee engagement. Engaged employees do better work. They find innovative solutions to problems. And they are less likely to...

5 Steps to Increasing Company Morale

The feeling of energy and optimism felt in some companies is not just a fluke that occurs organically. It results from a conscious effort...

Is Your Leadership Style Motivating or Demoralizing?

Every business leader realizes their primary objective is to motivate people to do what is required, yet all of us with any experience in...

How to Best Deal with Business Confrontations

Generally, people don’t like conflict. Yet the reality of running your own business is that there will be times where you have to deal...

Improve Your EQ to Improve Your Business

“The customer is always right” doesn’t seem to apply to many situations anymore. It’s an artifact of a bygone era when daily life was...

How to Get Happier Employees

Happy employees work harder and do a better job than those that are unhappy. While you cannot control all areas of an employee’s life...

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