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...
Should you praise your employees?

Should you praise your employees?

As generations change, so do work ethic and expectations. One generation of the workforce was raised and trained to work hard and expect a paycheck. It was rare a supervisor would praise you, let alone acknowledge your presence unless there was an issue. Another...
The struggle for employee engagement

The struggle for employee engagement

3 simple steps to employ this behavior   Engaging employees in your company is a goal most organizations strive for. But with the vast personalities and even more varying talents, finding a proper fit isn’t so easy. According to Gallup in their 2017 State of the...
How effective is your open door policy?

How effective is your open door policy?

Opinions vary regarding management’s open door policy. Some feel this is a way to have full knowledge of what is happening within the company walls. Others are concerned that it is a time sucker since managers and leadership have a lot on their plate already. What is...