If you’re in a management position and you notice that morale and motivation in the office are at an all-time low, you may be tempted to blame it on the “summertime slump” or general laziness. What you may not realize … More
Guest blogger Brad Deutser is president of Deutser LLC (www.deutser.com), a consulting firm that advises leaders and organizations about achieving clarity, especially in times of transition, growth or crisis. He is an expert at leveraging culture to drive business performance, and … More
Guest blogger Mackenzie Kyle is the Regional Managing Partner for MNP, a national Consulting and Accounting firm Millennials. The very mention of the word can be enough to strike fear into the heart of the most seasoned manager. Entitled. Narcissistic. Unwilling … More
A new study shows that men can turn decisions into dick-measuring contests and often refuse to compromise for fear of looking emasculated. The study surveyed 1,000 students who worked in pairs to make purchasing decisions on everything from stocks to … More
Let’s be honest: There are few things more annoying at work than a micromanager. In the micromanager’s endless efforts to control every aspect of a company, they usually end up irritating everyone—as well as making you less productive because they’re … More
If you’re a manager, having a lazy employee is probably your worst nightmare, right? A waste of time, money, space and company resources? Not so fast, Captain Corporate. An employee who seems lazy may just be what you need to … More
Having a boss that you love is wonderful … until they leave. What happens when a good manager leaves your company? Adjusting can be tough, especially if you’ve been spoiled by having a great supervisor. Scope out their replacement and … More
The number one reason people leave their jobs? Their managers. If you have employees who report to you, you may be making them miserable! Here’s how to make sure your management style matches up with those whose job it is … More
Marissa Mayer seems to be making an effort at Yahoo! to take into account that not everyone is a genius workaholic. She is making changes at the company that show compassion for families, and this will not only benefits her employees but the welfare of the company as well. More
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C. DeWitt “Dee” Brown, Jr. was a self-made man, starting as a hod carrier and apprentice bricklayer after graduating high school and proceeding to build one of the largest masonry companies in the United States with multimillion-dollar projects across the country. Dee was hard-nosed and pragmatic, his 1950s crew cut and Texas twang reminders of an early life when a day’s work was expected for a day’s pay. More
My daughter Lily is fourteen. Over the holidays, she had her her first job. She was employed as a Christmas elf in Santa’s grotto at our local farm shop. She is studying business at school but she learned a lot more on the job.
So I asked what she’d learned after three weekends of solid elfing: More
I have a confession: I’ve had moments where I thought, “If I were the boss, I would do that differently.” (Sorry boss, it’s not personal, I swear.)
Everyone has silently second-guessed a boss’s decision at sometime or another. But would you actually make a good leader, or are you just fooling yourself?
Finding the right candidate for a position is a lot of work. In addition to the investment in time, ending up with a bad hire wastes money spent training and exhausts you since you now have to start the whole process over again. By implementing testing into the three stages of the hiring process, you can maximize your potential for finding the perfect candidate the first time.
In daily life, most of us have had experience “managing” others, whether it’s organizing a church fund drive or directing a crew of employees. Simply defined, management is the act of coordinating others to achieve a goal. The process involves planning, task assignment, monitoring, providing feedback, and, when necessary, correction. More