Tag: organizational development

The One Thing – The Surprising Results of Focus

THE ONE THING The Surprisingly Simple Truth Behind Extraordinary Results Gary Keller with Jay Papasan – reviewed by Ray Silverstein The author states “The One Thing is the best approach to getting what you want.” “What’s the One Thing you can do this week such that by doing it everything else would be easier?”  The…

Are Your Habits Helping or Hurting Your Business?

Are Your Habits Helping or Hurting Your Business? Right now, many of us are wrestling with the personal habits we resolved to break or build back on January 1, like losing weight and giving up smoking. But what about your business habits? Have you given them any thought? Like it or not, we are slave…

Managing Employees: Different Generations, Different Motivations

Being a Good Manager One of the advantages of running a small business is that you can manage your employees on an individualized basis. A savvy boss identifies each worker’s hot buttons and work style, and manages employees accordingly. And if you’re super-savvy, you’ll factor in the cultural generation your employees belong to as well….

The Most Important, Most Overlooked Hiring Question

What do you think it is? Good news: it seems like more small business owners are shifting into hiring mode. That’s a good thing for everyone. Now, the bad news. Many small business owners don’t really know how to hire the best candidate. And making a bad hiring choice is one of the most costly…

How do you confront issues and people effectively?

Crucial Conversations Tools for Resolving Broken Promises, Violated Expectations, and Bad Behavior by Kerry Patterson, Joseph Grenny, Ron McMillan, and Al Switzler Disappointing Results at Work? The Guys explore one of the toughest issues – dealing with confrontations in the workplace. No, it isn’t about breaking up fights, but it can result in one if…

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