Live Your Company’s Core Values

Most organizations have spent a significant amount of time and effort formulating their core values. These statements are posted on the company website, printed in the annual report, and attached to the walls of the meeting rooms; but what do they mean?  Most...

Improve Employee Performance

We all make mistakes; our job as managers is to help our employees learn from those mistakes and continue to develop their skills and commitment. Our first reaction when employees make a mistake should not be to make unsubstantiated judgments about their abilities or...

Cascade Your Goals

Now is the time to begin preparing next year’s goals for you and your team. The key to establishing relevant and impactful targets is to cascade goals down six levels from the company to each individual. By doing so, you create alignment between each individual’s job...

Adapt Your Management Style

The majority of leaders use only one management style with their employees. They use only one style because it is the most comfortable for them, it is the style that they saw modeled by their own managers, or it is the style that they believe is the most effective....