There is a surprising amount of misinformation and assumptions out there about effective teamwork and creating and maintaining an effective team. Leaders who believe these myths can actually hamper team cohesion.
Video conferencing is almost as good as being there – except not. If you’re trying to run a larger meeting with videoconferencing tools, you need to master a few rules of engagement.
We’re entering the season of Thanksgiving, a time of year when we remind ourselves to be grateful. You can also show your employees that there is more that unites than divides you.
It’s that holiday time of the year. I’m not talking about how to hire help in advance of the busy season. This post is about how to stop the exodus of employees that happens after the new calendar year starts.
Trying to juggle the strengths and the needs of multiple people can be a balancing act of epic proportions. One thing that can make this a little bit easier is making sure that your team looks up to you.
It takes a long time for leaders to build trust and credibility with their employees. Just a few minutes of bad behavior on your part can completely destroy what you’ve worked so hard to earn.
Are you finding that your well-thought-out business plans for the year aren’t keeping up with the times? If what you thought was going to be a key issue for your company has changed twice this year, welcome to the new world of commerce.
Abraham Lincoln made the biblical phrase “a house divided against itself cannot stand,” famous. While Lincoln was referring to the debate about slavery in our country, sales managers should be thinking about this phrase in the context of employee rewards and recognition.
Is there something uncontrollable about the sales function? Many top leaders think so.
Are you having trouble recruiting sales managers? Or maybe you’re having a tough time convincing a top salesperson to step into the sales management role at your company.