Category: Management

Civility at Work and at Home

Civility at work means everyday behavior aligns with organizational values and supports positive business outcomes; progress, productivity, and increased profit. We all know this. It’s represented by the plaque on the wall. Mission statements, guiding principles, and value statements are visible to the eye but less often felt. This lack creates……………………………….. view article


How to Make Your Team More Cohesive

To make your team more cohesive, first create and demonstrate Purpose. Why are they there? Why do their efforts matter? This is more powerful than answering the “how” question. Why has more vigor, more strength, it’s decisive, direct….why matters……………….. view article


Beyond the Networking Meeting, What I Learned

Most people don’t like networking. They believe it takes too much time and is basically a distraction from the “real work” that needs to be done. You could say that about a plethora of things, couldn’t you? There’s a lot of “noise and pomp” everywhere. Here’s how to make networking more productive………… view article


Why Managers are Afraid to Manage

Managers are Afraid to Manage. That is, they are afraid to do the very job they are sanctioned to do. Can you imagine? The experts, the one’s in charge are afraid to face the challenges of their jobs! One CEO asked me, how deep does this go? view article


Ten Mistakes of Bad Managers

Ten Mistakes of Bad Managers is a trap really–resulting from insecurity, losing your way and not knowing what to do. When managers don’t know what to do they reach for anything to quickly ease the pain…….They don’t intend to be Bad Managers but too often……………………   view article