Prepare for Your Performance Review

Performance reviews can be a stressful time for both managers and employees. Not only is an entire year’s work being assesses, but the individual’s compensation is also being affected. In addition, many managers do not keep complete performance records of their...

Leaders Don’t Make Excuses!

When speaking to any level of manager, front-line supervisors or vice-presidents, you will often hear these individuals referring to “them”; those who are responsible for what is wrong with the company. If only “they” would fix this problem, is the common refrain....

How to Simplify Your Management Style

Use the term, “less is more” to simplify your management style. Instead of empowering our staff to become more efficient and productive, we sometimes hinder them with too many rules, procedures, meetings and emails. Our goal should be to give employees...