What happens when your employees (or your team or your spouse or your kids) aren't engaged? They leave. Study after study indicates that when employees are challenged, developed, have a purpose, are given the autonomy to do their job and are listened to...they stay. Isn't it the worst feeling when your best employee walks in … Continue reading Importance of Engagement
A leader is best when people barely know he exists, when his work is done, his aim fulfilled, they will say: we did it ourselves. —Lao Tzu Management and Leadership are not the same thing. We manage things which can include a "team" of people. Management is the day-to-day running of...well, everything...of life. We all … Continue reading Manage Things & Lead People
When you are a small business owner you have to wear a lot of hats. On some days, too many. It's hard to remain 100% focused on everything at once. Sometimes, I imagine a juggler with too many balls and he's wobbling around my desk trying not to drop one of them. If you've ever … Continue reading Focus on the People
If you want to keep advancing your career then learning new skills is the easiest and fastest way for growth. "Formal education will make you a living; self education will make you a fortune." ~Jim Rohn I'd like to introduce you to Coursera, Coursera is an education platform that partners with top universities and … Continue reading Take Control of Your Own Career
People ask me all the time if they really need to be on LinkedIn if they want or need to make a career change. LinkedIn, like it or not, is the most powerful tool you have to put yourself out there for potential employers to find... for FREE. You have complete control over your LinkedIn … Continue reading Do I really NEED to be on LinkedIN?
The cost of employee turnover is much greater than just filling a vacant spot. Here’s five lesser-known effects of losing an employee. Source: 5 Hidden Costs of Employee Turnover
Job hopping seems to be losing its stigma. People are much more comfortable with frequent career moves than they have been in the past. There are some industries where job hopping is more acceptable than others but it is certainly increasing across the board. I worked in and recruit exclusively for the logistics and supply … Continue reading Are You a Job Hopper?