5 Tips For Turning Your Employees Into Leaders

It is common knowledge that managers should look for and teach their successors. After all, this is how companies prepare for periods of transition. However, if intentional leadership training is instituted across the organization, the benefits are even more powerful. This does not meaning grooming everyone to become a future CEO. According to Dr. Tim… Read More »

Important Topics Leaders Should Cover When Meeting With Their Team

Staff meetings are important to keep everyone focused, involved and committed. But unfortunately, meetings have a reputation for being unproductive, long and boring. Best-selling author and former general manager of Hewlett-Packard, Patty Azzarello, argues that companies need to stop having “status meetings” and move into higher-value conversations. So, how can a leader change the meeting… Read More »

How to Manage Millennial Employees

When it comes to the workplace, millennials tend to get a bad rap. Dubbed the Peter Pan generation, millennials are characterized as overindulged, materialistic and prone to jump from job to job. However, like it or not, managers cannot take this group for granted. In 2015, Millennials surpassed Generation X and the baby boomers to… Read More »

How to Identify Top Performers in Your Company

According to the 20-60-20 rule, 20 percent of workers are top talent, 60 percent are average and 20 percent are weak performers. However, Herman Aguinis and Ernest O’Boyle of Indiana University and the University of Iowa presented an alternate view, the power law distribution. They theorized that “instead of a massive group of average performers… Read More »

Developing a Successful Working Relationship With Your Boss

There are good bosses and bad bosses. Hopefully, you work for the former. However, for better or worse, it is important to address your working relationship with your supervisor. You will interact with this individual day in and day out. Regular tense encounters are bound to increase your stress level and to decrease your job… Read More »

Why You Need to Focus More on Employee Onboarding

For most employees, the onboarding process is hardly enjoyable. This is bad news for employers, especially when you consider the fact they have a prime opportunity to make a great first impression during the onboarding process. As a business owner or supervisor, it’s in your best interest to make onboarding exciting and interesting. If you… Read More »

Why You Should Always Be Giving Employees Feedback

When an employee doesn’t receive feedback from their supervisor or employer, they can lose direction over time. Offering effective feedback is important to both employers and employees, and without it, employees will have no incentive to better themselves. However, there is a right and wrong way to offer feedback, and as an employer, you need… Read More »

Red Flags to Look for When Interviewing Candidates

Every employer wants to find the right type of employees, but often, this is a task that is easier said than done. When conducting interviews, you naturally need to weed out the employees who won’t be a good fit, but there are some lackluster employees who can put up a good front. If you don’t… Read More »

Three Reasons Why You Should Have Regular Staff Meetings

If your company doesn’t hold regular meetings, you may want to consider changing company protocol. Companies that have meetings on a regular basis tend to be more successful, and their employees tend to be more productive. If you have been debating whether to hold meetings regularly, here are some reasons you should consider doing so.… Read More »

Why Employee Recognition is Crucial

Many companies around the world underestimate the value of employee recognition, but it is nearly impossible to create a successful business if your employees do not feel appreciated. Learning how to recognize your employees for doing great work is a process, but it can start simply by expressing your gratitude. If you want to get… Read More »