Setting examples and expectations works better than rules in the workplace. Rather than rules, have expectations. Learn employee management through expectations and standards.
If lately you’re finding your tasks and responsibilities at work more than you can bear, you may be approaching burnout. Burnout arises when we are overworked, overtaxed emotionally, or physically exhausted — and as a result find it increasingly difficult to cope with everyday stresses.
As a general manager, your job is to devise a strategy for performance improvement. There are a number of valuable analytical tools that will help you turn up data and insights about all the sources of profit-pool shifts. Read this excerpt from the book “The Breakthrough Initiative: How the Best Managers Get Outstanding Results.”
Each different time management system is not necessarily suitable to all people or for all uses for which people need them. Finding the right combination of the basic methods entirely depends on the individual depending: both the nature of the tasks that are required to be done and the nature of the individual who is implementing the strategy.
What will keep you motivated toward your goal? The answer, keep your eyes on it. Never lose sight of what you are working toward. Learn other tips on how you can keep moving forward towards your goal.
I cannot overestimate the importance to the eventual success of your business of bringing on good people. But once you have hired these good people, how do you manage them? Learn 10 management lessons that you can use in your business.
In the midst of all the fiscal gloom, there is a part of the population that is benefiting from the poor economy. We call this seismic shift Womenomics: the emergence of a new workforce dynamic that is giving women the power to tailor their work lives to better suit their needs.
Luck By Design is half a memoir and half a how-to on making better decisions, trusting your intuition, living with integrity, and designing your own luck, so you can lead the life you were meant to live.
Many businesses are in an awful rut these days. That’s because they don’t know what steps to take to tap into what I call “the secret wealth of a bad economy.” Learn the 7 smart things that successful businesses are doing in order not just to ride out the recession but to grow and thrive as never before.
One classic mistake made by job candidates is to NOT ask many questions when they’re being grilled. A majority of HR professionals and senior management actually welcome the curious and concerned applicant. It shows initiative. Interest. And guts.