Create Consistency!

Organizations want their work completed the same way each time to the agreed upon standard of quality and results. Managers are responsible for making this happen. However, many managers spend unnecessary time and effort “firefighting” this issue with their teams....

Say, “Thank You!”

Employees are working harder and under more stressful conditions in today’s economic climate. As managers and individuals, we can do more to show our appreciation for the efforts of others. A simple, “Thank you” demonstrates that you have noticed...

Think Strategically!

Many managers have a tendency to focus their efforts on the personal or department short-term objectives that have been set at the beginning of the year. Most of us don’t spend enough time thinking about the long-term needs of our jobs/teams/departments or...

Work Harder!

Popular wisdom tells us to work smarter, not harder. However, recent studies indicate that the average employee is only productive at work for four hours a day. We need to work smarter AND harder! We all need to improve our work ethic and learn to get more done in a...