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What Prevents Success
What Prevents Excellence?

What prevents excellence? This will focus on some common reasons we lose the drive toward excellence. Your team can certainly reach break-through by addressing these individually and collectively.

toxic manager
What Is A Toxic Manager?

A toxic environment created by a poor manager can have a dramatic impact on organizational performance. Toxic managers poison the environment and limit the success of talented individuals on any team.

How to Fire
How To Fire Someone

Learning how to fire someone is a skill that can be learned. Follow these steps and you will do it like a professional.

Helicopter parent
What is Helicopter Parenting?

“Helicopter parenting,” can range from scheduling a play date for a four-year old to writing college admissions essays in the hopes the child gets into the best college. Helicopter parent is a term for a person who pays extremely close attention to his or her child or children.

employer of choice
How to be the Employer of Choice

Why should I work for you? Learning how to become the employer of choice can be challenging. Just like the baby boomers before, the younger workforce will have a significant impact on the workplace. First, not all millennials are the same and many consider themselves different from each other.

employer of choice
How to be the Employer of Choice

Learning how to become the employer of choice can be challenging. Just like the baby boomers before, the younger workforce will have a significant impact on the workplace. First, not all millennials are the same and many consider themselves different from each other.

Reduce Accidents
How To Reduce Accidents in the Workplace

Learning how to reduce accidents in the workplace can be challenging. Safety success can be as elusive to some organizations as the Loch Ness Monster or mermaids have been to men throughout modern history. While most companies desire a safe workplace, the true reasons they fail are quite compelling. In short, most companies treat symptoms while few really determine the cause of accidents. Too many organizations believe the disease of injury is superficial rather than a comprehensive infection of leadership in the workplace. Simply put, people do not desire to be injured, yet accidents continue to occur. Why?

Bad Manager
What Is A Bad Manager?

What is a bad manager? I wish I could tell you bad managers are like the fabled unicorn and only exist in lore; or they have been sighted like Bigfoot but never proven to exist. But alas, bad managers do exist. Like mutants, they are hidden among normal management genetics. In other words, they are hiding in plain sight.

How To Keep The Best Employees – Conduct a Talent Premortem

You need to wake up and discover how to keep the best employees. Your best employee is about to enter your office and give you notice that they are leaving your company for good. It will be polite and disguised as an opportunity to grow or betterment of the family. You will suppress the surprise and hide your disappointment. You will feel nausea and your head will pound. You are in shock. You will eventually progress through all five stages of grief. You will experience denial, anger, bargaining and eventually acceptance.

How To Make Better Decisions

Learning how to make better decisions is a process. Recall major decisions such as buying a home, choosing a college, or starting a business. Decision making is a major part of our lives that shape our future path as individuals. Most people make decisions based on fear, poor self-esteem and a low willpower. Following are ten things to improve decision-making:

John Speaking
How Much Does It Cost to Hire a Speaker?

Discovering how much it costs to hire a speaker can be challenging. Speaking fees vary greatly depending on a number of factors. This article is a guide for readers to know what to expect when engaging a professional speaker. Common types of speakers include keynote speakers, event speakers, and subject matter experts. Depending on your event, selecting the appropriate speaker is critical to the outcome of the event and the audience experience.

love myself
How Do I Learn to Love Myself?

Loving ourselves is critical to long-term, sustained happiness. We must have a foundation in order to be the best for those we love and weather the inevitable storms of life. Without self-worth, we become vulnerable to changes in life. Palm trees build a powerful core and root system to weather hurricanes and erosion caused by the sea. We must do the same to make our best self. Here is how you can learn to love yourself.