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3 types of people
3 Types of People In Your Company

In a typical organization, three distinctive individuals can be identified based on activity, attitude, and contribution to the collective work. These individuals rarely identify themselves as one or another, yet all three persist in most organizations. They do not wear tee shirts for identification yet you will recognize each of them once you read a description.

Good supervisors
How To Have Good Supervisors

How to have good supervisors is the challenge facing many organizations. Previous generations would tolerate bad supervisors because they were raised to be loyal and not move from job to job. Today’s workers do not share this belief.

Attendance
How to Improve Attendance at Work

Discover how to improve attendance at work. Paying dues or ritualistic hazing will not improve attendance or retention. Today’s workers must be challenged, or they become bored.

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.