https://youtu.be/8-ellROlH2A Visions and missions are NOT the same - yet too often they're used interchangeably. But this common mistake can derail your operations and reduce the likelihood of achieving your strategic goals. If your vision is too long, employees will be confused on what really needs to be accomplished. A lengthy vision statement also tends … Continue reading The 1-Word Vision to Focus Your Organization
NOTE: Click on the image above OR click here to watch this 7-minute video. Because “business as usual” is being replaced by the (as yet unknown) “new normal,” it stands to reason that the traditional 9-to-5 work schedule at a common workplace location is also irrevocably changed. Whether it’s remote work, working from home, or … Continue reading The New Work-Life Imbalance: Too many hours working from home
Written by Dr. Geri Puleo and Michael Hempseed Imagine that you owned a trucking company. Now imagine that after one year of work you were told almost 23% of your fleet broke down because they were used too much. You would probably have a serious word with your drivers about not pushing the vehicles beyond … Continue reading You Take Care of Your Car, But Are You Taking Care of Your Employees?
Employee engagement. It seems to be the new buzzword in leadership and human resources. The argument is that engaged employees are more productive, which helps the organization achieve its goals. It also supports the idea that engaged employees are less likely to leave the organization, which helps HR’s retention efforts. The definitions of what it … Continue reading Disengaged Employees? Maybe They Don’t Think You Care
Managers are responsible for ensuring that the duties, responsibilities, and projects of their team actually get done -- on time, on budget, and to a high performance standard. There are countless books, courses, consultants, and apps to help managers achieve this goal. So why are so many deliverables not completed on time, on budget, and to a … Continue reading Productivity Without Burnout (Stop the 60-Hour Work Week!)