As the winter holiday season approaches, we often take a minute to reflect on what we’re grateful for and what we’d like to improve on in the coming year. Business leaders should also be taking stock of which activities are creating the right culture at work. On soul2work.com, Scott Mabry suggests five ways leaders can highlight gratitude to improve the office environment.
Tag: culture building
Many mistakenly believe that being humble is a sign of weakness. We associate the word, “humility,” with other words that are unfair attachments to the true meaning of humility.
We know you don’t mean any harm. You’re probably trying to help your team members, but in the long run, you’re limiting their professional development.
Does your leadership style match what your company and your employees need from you? If you believe it’s important to deliver speeches worthy of an Academy Award at your small company meeting, you may be putting people off.
We talk a lot on this blog about how managers need training to improve workplace culture. One topic that should be added to the mix is mental health training.
It was a great opportunity, double the salary I’d been earning and THE company everyone wanted to work for in 2006. I said “no” to the offer and started my own business instead. The offer, incredible as it was, didn’t fit the commitments I’d made in my personal life. Raising a special needs child, I’d
As our economy approaches full employment, businesses are concerned about how to retain their talent. One category of employees may deserve special attention: veterans. A recent article in the Harvard Business Review explores the challenges faced by the 360,000 service members who exit the military every year.
The trouble with most old-school companies is that knowledge is shared on a need-to-know basis only. That strategy might necessary if you’re working on a defense contract that requires team members to undergo security clearances and wear badges denoting their top-secret status. For the rest of us, sharing knowledge should be part of the culture established by managers.
In addition to working at a company with a great culture, and having meaningful assignments, your employees also expect training and development to improve their skills. How can you make this happen while also meeting your ROI targets?
How are you doing at developing talent and engaging your employees? If you’re like most managers, you might be looking at the world through rose-colored glasses.
Hiring managers are more aware of cultural fit these days. They know that hiring an individual who’s clearly not going to fit into the existing company culture could be a bad move. Is this attitude always good for an organization?
“Develop an employee and you improve one person’s job performance. Develop a manager and you’ve improved the entire team.” So says SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith about why he created his new data-driven management platform, TeamKeeper®, which develops smarter, more effective managers. The new 2.0 version is rolling out 4 new, significant features that increase