Sure, that desk may look like that of an efficient multitasker. However, its what you do not see that is the problem! In the business world, employees often wear multiple hats. Their to-do lists are long, the days are short, and projects pile up. Factor in their home and social lives, and it is easy to see why multitasking is utilized. It is not uncommon to see an employee on their phone and computer, all while maintaining a conversation… Continued
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“There’s no crying in baseball!” Tom Hank’s famous line from the movie A League of Their Own may bring a chuckle, but it’s the crying in business that is the dark little secret nobody talks about. …Continued
As some of the oldest Baby Boomers reach the traditional age of retirement, companies are faced with the potential loss of knowledge and skills. Transferring Boomer knowledge to a younger workforce does not come without challenges. … Continued
After the third step of executing your new plan to improve your processes, where do you end up? Quality. Quality is the outcome and the process is how you improve. There are two important pillars (in addition to the 3 steps above) that are also key to understanding process improvement: documentation (steps 1 through 3) and … Continued
For jobs earning less than $50,000 per year, or more than 40 percent of U.S. jobs, the average cost of replacing an employee amounts to fully 20 percent of the person’s annual salary. Fire, Fire, Fire! In honor of fire prevention month, I’d like to talk about firing employees, or rather how to not get … Continued
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The Definition of Workplace Culture: Work culture is the environment created by the concepts established and embraced by the firm and the employees alike. Working culture involves the principles and ideologies associated with the business, company or firm itself, and on the employee side, working culture is thought processes, attitudes and beliefs of the workers. A … Continued
We wish all of our clients, readers and colleagues a wonderful Holiday season! In lieu of sending individual gifts and greetings, we are making a donation to several charities in our community. We hope that you too can extend the spirit of gratitude. Happy Holidays to Early Learning Partnership of Northwest Indiana, Frontline Foundations, Humane Society … Continued
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