Posts Tagged ‘maintain people’

Lead like a Billionaire!

November 15, 2010

You can’t deny the success of someone with a 25 year TV career and who amassed $2.7 Billion net worth. Oprah surely is doing something right!

According to the Forbes article “How to Lead Like Oprah” the key to her success is attributed to focusing on the 3 Business areas of Team, Vision and Values and the following 10 Leadership Practices: (more…)


Leadership from the pasture to the office

January 2, 2009

How many times have you hired a new employee, showed them their desk, the bathroom, the lunchroom, where to find the coffee and supplies, and then left them on their own to figure things out? Or assigned someone to a task or project they’ve never done before or introduced a new work process (more…)

Managers Reward Employees

September 23, 2008

How do you reward your people for doing a good job? Most would say money, right?
Yes, people want to make a good living and be well paid for the job they do. That’s a given. Organizations need to stay consistent with the industry standards or they won’t be able to attract or retain good people. But money is only part of the equation! (more…)

Managers Decrease Turnover

September 10, 2008

Many companies have a formal performance review process, but it’s amazing how few of them actually conduct reviews or give informal feedback to their people. In fact, conducting performance reviews is probably the most disliked part of a manager’s job. However, giving positive, constructive feedback is one of the best ways to grow a company! (more…)

Companies grow greatest assest – people

September 5, 2008

Grow your organization through your greatest asset – your people. Companies do not grow; companies are not entities that can grow by themselves. A company can improve productivity, gain new customers, capture new markets, acquire new technology, increase efficiencies, develop creative approaches, increase profitability, etc., but only through one prime ingredient – it’s people! (more…)

Self Renewal – A Farce

February 3, 2008

My husband and I took the vacation of a life time!  We rented a sailboat and sailed the British Virgin Islands without best friends, there were the four of us, the captain and 1st mate.  6 of us on a 56′ Sailboat cruising the islands!  The water was crystal clear blue, breathtakingly beautiful corral reefs, sky totted with white puffy clouds, exhilarating dives & snorkeling with the vibrating brilliantly colored fish and sea turtles, and the sunsets were unpredictable.  At night the sky sparkled with stars that looked like diamonds glittering in the night.    It was like a dream come true! (more…)