Yes, the role of the sales person seems to have changed over the years, but one undeniable truth remains – […]
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Every now and then, a children’s story catches my attention in an unexpected way. Recently I was reading Aesop’s The Sun and the Wind.
As a knowledge worker we think and decide and have the ability to impact business performance – as long as we give ourselves the ability to use our talents.
A recent Business Week article discussed the many challenging problems of Sprint Nextel, a distant #3 player in the U.S. […]
As you work to “motivate smarter” seek to diagnose, assess, and understand employee talents, values, and behaviors; and then develop your motivational structures as suggested above to assist your employees to become more authentic.
When I mentioned this at a workshop recently one of the business owners said: “You mean there are only 3 keys to success? Where have I been going wrong all these years?” I may tend to oversimplify – simply for the sake of directness.The top 3 keys to successful business growth include an actionable business plan, becoming more authentic and self-aware, and becoming a knowledge-based manager
Forget the calendar! December isn’t the only month for company parties.Here are 5 reasons to have a company party
Before you consider taking action, it is best to talk it over with someone. It’s always a possibility that what may seem like bullying may in fact not be. For example changes within the organization can create stress on all levels (staff, supervisors, managers etc), and so stress may be causing some short term issues and demands. If you are finding it difficult to cope, perhaps take the time to talk to your manager or supervisor, who may well be as concerned as you are. Sometimes in situations like this communication can be the way to make changes.
Facebook’s terms of service are pretty clear! Facebook pages are for businesses and Facebook profiles are for people. So why then have some businesses set up and persevered with a profile?
By now I think most of us are familiar with the latest You Tube sensation that is “Ted Williams.” If you have managed to dodge this story to date here is a quick summary– Ted was a homeless “Wolverine” look alike…