When employees take over and how to regain control

When employees take over and how to regain control

Years ago on a ship, you had a captain and under him were lieutenants and commanders and finally, the crew. If the captain made a decision that the crew didn’t agree with, they might go so far as to conduct a mutiny. If you’re not sure what this might have done to the...
Do your employees know your CEO?

Do your employees know your CEO?

If you walk into a large-scale organization (or one of its branches) and ask the employees to tell you the name of the company president or CEO, to give you the history of the company, or to explain to you the company culture, you likely will get a blank stare. You...
How leadership and company culture are linked

How leadership and company culture are linked

We often hear how important culture is to define a company. Culture is everything a company is, and their values strengthen this core vision. What is equally important to understand is how closely linked leaders are to the company’s culture. They represent the...
Are you phubbing your employees?

Are you phubbing your employees?

Are electronics keeping you at a distance from your employees? We are unquestionably functioning during a time when electronics are a key element in our lives. Without them, communication, research and for some – livability – would be different. Think back to when you...
Why vacations benefit you and your team

Why vacations benefit you and your team

There’s something to be said about rest: we need it. While that sounds simple, 40 percent of Americans disregard its importance. We’re not designed to slave at our work, but we’re shaped to think we must conform to the general attitude of constantly working, without a...