The Top 6 Reasons Managers Fail to Plan

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Some believe that planning is dead! They say that today’s environment changes too often and too quickly. Despite the disruptive and incessant pace of change, planning is still an important function in the workplace. A good plan provides a framework for organizing company resources and it provides direction for employees on how they can help the company… Read more »

This One Skill Will Increase Team Productivity Today!

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“The most powerful force in the universe is compound interest.” – Albert Einstein Communicating to Manage Performance & taking ownership of your behavior are key strengths in developing and cultivating a culture of continuous improvement. Inspiring each and every employee – specifically those closest to the front line – to find ways to increase effectiveness,… Read more »

Are You Ready to Manage the Echo Generation?

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Generation Y (Born 1981-2000), is called the Echo generation, a name they acquired because they closely echo their Boomer parents’ attributes and characteristics. The Echo Generation is the result of parents who felt guilty about how they raised their Xer children and were devoted to this generation and its needs, in a real way becoming… Read more »

How to Develop Generation X Leaders

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The Generation-Xers (Born 1961-1980), the first born children of the Baby Boomers, are often referred to as latch-key kids because while their parents were working long hours climbing the corporate ladder, the Xers came home and took care of themselves. At approximately 51 million born in the United States, a relatively small generation, this group… Read more »

4 Simple Takeaways to Get Your Team Back on Track

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Has your team’s moral taken a dive? It’s time to rely on this proven performance management framework to get your team back on track. 1) Investigate – What’s really happening within the team? Is one member undermining the group? Or maybe the current challenges being faced by your company are distracting people from their jobs and… Read more »

Who Do You Need to Be? Practical Steps to Increased Effectiveness

Posted by & filed under Assessment, Employee Development, Leadership, Personal Effectiveness.

If you’ve ever taken a personality assessment at work or had your team take one, such as the DiSC, you know that they can be polarizing. Many people are dubious of what they can really reveal about themselves and the value of learning others’ results. One thing we’ve learned over the years is that one… Read more »

Welcome to Simple & Effective Onboarding!

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A smooth onboarding process equips new hires with the tools necessary to succeed in their new position. A well-managed onboarding program begins the moment an offer is extended and ends when the new hire is classified as a functioning employee, able to perform the majority of the job! Retention and satisfaction rates in your organization… Read more »