Setting goals gives you that feeling of accomplishment and the ability to check another item off your list.   It is also a crucial part of business, helping us to keep track and measure our progress. But when you think about reaching those goals does it include an actual reward? Research has shown us that more…

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You might be an expert in your field or even the smartest person in the room — but that’s no guarantee of success! As a leader, you need a set of skills that are compatible with the changing times and increasing obligations of your business. There is no crystal ball to help you predict what…

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Sometimes it is the little things that can make a huge difference. What would happen if you could just lose one pound per month?  In just 3 years you could go from 200 pounds to 165 pounds, without any major diet or crazy lifestyle change.  Just some focus and a few minor tweaks to eating…

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An Updated List for 2020  If you would like to increase your business knowledge, every couple of weeks you should consider reading a book from the list below. If you would like to increase the knowledge of your company start to include reading as a part of individual’s priorities for the quarter. Treat the book…

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Every leader should make a few commitments to themselves, their people and their organization.  Here are four that should be on your list. To Learn Be open and willing to become better, open to new ideas and willing to grow Find a mentor to help you Be a mentor to future leaders of the organization…

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When your employees are working to the max because there are deadlines, juggling of projects, tasks that need to get finished up.  Burnout can sneak up on anyone of your workers at any time before they even realize it. Know that burnout is more than just a feeling of being tired.  It is chronic stress…

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At one point or another we have all been in an office meeting where someone just dominates the conversation. Look, it’s not all bad, those people tend to be bright, hardworking, enthusiastic colleagues.  However, this type of control during a meeting can also cause much negativity and a lack of enthusiasm within the group. It…

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Humility might not be the first character trait you think of when you think about leadership characteristics.  You probably think of confident, positive, committed, fearless just to name a few. Most people don’t associate being humble with being a great leader. When you think of being humble you might conjure up thoughts of someone who…

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Disagreements happen all the time…but some good can come out of it! In fact as a manager, don’t we want some employees that will challenge us?  It’s from these types of employees that we actually get better ideas and solve more problems.  It can actually create better relationships and foster personal growth and development. But…

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Are you self-aware?  Do you have a clear understanding of your own thoughts, beliefs, motivations, and emotions in any given situation? We all like to think that we are great communicators, excellent at our jobs and provide outstanding service to our clients…but what is everybody’s else’s perception of us? For a successful working environment, it…

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