Tag: training

Termination Isn’t the Only Way to Handle an Underperforming Team Member

We all know it’s expensive and difficult to replace an existing employee. You may be able to save yourself time and money by training your underperformer and coaching them on how to be more engaged.

Are You Talking Enough About Your Failures?

Employees love a winning boss, right? Maybe. But, they also get tired of hearing about how successful the boss is.

77.1% of Adults Don’t Meet Healthy Weekly Physical Activity Guidelines

“Only 23% of American adults meet leisure-time physical activity (LTPA) guidelines, according to new research data from the Center for Disease Control’s National Center for Health Statistics, reports Club Industry. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services recommends that those between the ages of 18 and 64 engage in at least 150 minutes of moderate physical activity or 75 minutes of vigorous physical activity every week. Only 22.9% of adults currently meet these guidelines, according to the new data released on June 28.”

Do Your Employees Have a Say in Your Company’s Future?

Managing a team of blue-collar employees in today’s workforce comes with plenty of stress. Your employees are constantly looking over their shoulders.

Are You Overlooking Your Gen X Talent?

With all the media focus on millennials and baby boomers, it’s easy to forget there’s another generation sandwiched in between these groups. The Gen X workforce may be small in numbers, but these folks are in their prime leadership years.

Do You Spend 3 Hours a Month Coaching Your Employees?

Do you find it hard to prioritize which team member to give your attention to when multiple decisions must be made immediately? Do you regularly have people lined up outside your door? If so, you have a problem.

Creative Leadership for 21st Century Success

It’s not enough for the leader to be creative. The people who are led must also be taught to be creative.

Manage Smarter 09 – Bernie Fischer: Achieving Greater Training Results Through Adaptive Learning

Bernie Fischer is an award-winning training professional teaching business intelligence and analytics, sales strategy and tactics, digital marketing and reputation management. She is also Affiliate Faculty at Regis University and an Adjunct Instructor at the University of Denver. In episode 09, we discuss what is adaptive learning, why is it a better approach to training and developing people, embedding bite-size micro-learning into your culture and how to become an adaptive manager.

Motivating Employees: Money Isn’t the Solution

Many employers believe that money is the most effective instrument for motivating employees. The problem is that this method gets expensive and doesn’t work as well as positive, non-monetary motivators. There are other positive motivators that excite many employees even more than money.

Good Tips on How to Rebound from a Bad Year

If you didn’t have a stellar outcome in 2017, don’t despair. With some advice from Colin Nanka, you can make your numbers in 2018.

Fitness Pros Name Top Workout Trends for 2018

The American College of Sports Medicine surveyed more than 4,000 fitness professionals, and the results are in: High Intensity Interval Training is forecast as 2018’s most popular trend in fitness. HIIT training is made up of bursts of all-out exercise followed by short periods of rest for recovery.

Are Your Top Performers Reluctant About Management Roles?

As we near the end of 2017, is your organization thinking about enhancing its learning and development programs to better prepare new managers for their roles? If your company is like most, the commitment to talent development is huge.

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