You know those YouTube videos of little puppies running around? The kind where the owner lets them loose in the living room, and the pups fall all over themselves playing, knocking over lamps and scaring the bejesus out of the cat? That’s kind of what it’s like hiring recent
While integrity, authenticity, and honesty are effective leadership qualities, at some point, leaders have to be successful in achieving goals. Some leaders, who are able to persuade, encourage and motivate others to follow their lead are adept at realizing their objectives. However, even if you’re a top leader in the
Success comes with good communication. Staying in close contact with your employees doesn’t guarantee that you’ll achieve your goals, but it’s very hard to achieve them without it. The problem with maintaining the appropriate levels of communication? Well, life. Obviously, you start every project dedicated to the idea that
Spring. A natural time of renewal. Plants peak out from their winter slumber. Animals stir from hibernation. People stick their parkas into the closet and think about how to lose the 10 pounds of winter weight they’ve been hiding under thick coats and sweaters. It’s the perfect time to
You spend most of your days trying to maximize every resource. You watch the budget, boost productivity and encourage your team to optimize everything they do. Why would you turn around and spend valuable time and effort in a community volunteer effort that has no discernible impact on the bottom line?
Ah, summer. The days are long. The weather is warm. Beaches and parks are open. Who wants to work? The answer, of course, is nobody. Every year, as the calendar pushes past Memorial Day, the soft summer breeze seems to carry away everyone’s productive instinct. Something deep in our