Remember the days when we relied on ledger books, fax machines, and hard copy memos to conduct business? Technology has certainly changed the way we run our companies by helping us function quicker and more efficiently.
In today’s working world, one of the biggest threats to any business is a lack of productivity in employees; no matter how well qualified, or how much experience an employee has, if they’re unable to focus on the task at hand, they’re going to drag your business down in the long-term.
The first step in motivating a faltering individual is identifying the reason for the changed behavior. While it’s tempting to attribute the issue to boredom or laziness, there’s very likely a more significant problem.
Our business is all about being virtual. The first hints of the virtual possibilities came long before remote work was the norm. I would get instant messages from colleagues who were in the same building or even the office next to mine!
Everyone can recognize a great manager a mile away, so why is it so hard to find one? We all remember a few that are “legends in their own mind,” but that doesn’t do it. In fact, the clue here is that the view in your mind is the only one that matters, rather than the other way around.
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