Have you ever wished you could have someone else’s skills, abilities, and/or talents? What made you feel that way? It could have been someone in your life who ignored your unique strengths or focused on your areas of weakness rather than your strengths. Supervisors who honor and bring out the diversity of individuals build strong…

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Top performers are good at what they do and are recognized by others as being better than average.  How do you build a reputation as a high-performing manager? Managers must do a wide variety of things well.  However, when you look at the cause and effect relationships between all these responsibilities, there is one that…

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happy employees

I’ve noticed that Mother Nature is sending us earlier sunsets and cooler nights, giving us clear signs that the sweet days of summer won’t last forever.  Autumn is right around the corner. There are two predictable employee turnover spikes every year – spring and fall.  So, now’s a great time to be thinking about how…

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Have you ever been surprised when someone handed in their resignation?  Even if it wasn’t your top performer, a sense of panic likely set in while your mind raced to figure out how you’d find someone to take their place and how the work would get done in the meantime. Unfortunately, other dissatisfied people will…

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