Category: Human Resources
With Uber and Google’s workplace diversity issues sparking headlines across the country this year, I wanted to share three things that will make a difference. To be clear, none of these things are quick fixes. All three of these ideas are designed to help create a company culture that is diverse and empowered. This can […]
Let’s start with the plain truth – it’s hard to find great talent. And every hire is a gamble of tens of thousands of dollars or more which you lay on the line hoping that the person you hire lives up to even most of your hopes from the selection process. I was recently giving […]
Think of how much you spend to attract a new customer. You have lead generation costs… sales costs… higher fulfillment costs as generally a new customer needs a higher level of support than an experienced, established customer of yours.
I have a confession to make: I am a chocolate addict. If chocolate is in my house then at 9 or 10pm I’m going to break down and binge on it. So how do I keep myself from doing that? Not from willpower, but rather by keeping chocolate out of my house. In other words, by controlling my environment so that it supports the behaviors I want to live by.
The Single Biggest Recruiting Mistake (and How to Turn Your Job Ad Into a Powerful Magnet to Attract Your Ideal Candidate)
Do you have an open position that you just can’t seem to fill? Having an open position for longer then 30 days has turned out to be a real hot spot for our business coaching clients – recruiting more effectively to find the right people for your open seats on the bus. In fact, I […]
You know you need help to get even a fraction of your to do list done, but unless you have deep experience on how to best leverage the admin help you have in the office, often it feels like more work to get someone else to take things off your to do list and do […]
Tired to trying to get your team to engage? Try these 15 non financial ways to engage your team. The statistics are depressing: • A January 2016 Gallup daily tracking survey showed that only 32% of workers are engaged. • Only 49% of employees would recommend their current employer to a friend! (Glassdoor Data Labs, […]
Forget what the textbooks tell you. Here are 9 tips guaranteed to save you money with your staff straight from one of the nation’s leading business experts.
Warning! Too many companies wreck the odds of their new hires succeeding by how poorly they onboard them. Here are 10 tips to onboard a new team member the right way.
Here are 6 simple questions for you to ask each quarter to help you grow your company.
If your team is your top resource, then systematically scoring your HR function on these nine essential variables is a must.
Your non-sales staff is likely scared and unsure of how they can help sell. Here are 6 simple ways to get your non-sales staff adding to your company’s revenues.
Here are the six tips to help you quickly scan through your initial resume stack and increase your odds of spotting your potential winners.
One of the most successful entrepreneurs in the United States, here are Stephanie’s top three lessons for successfully scaling your company and enjoying a great life post-exit.
Want to get the best from your team and retain your top talent? Here are 22 simple ways to motivate your team (16 of them are essentially free!)
Owning a service business can be tough, and running a service business day-in and day-out can be even tougher. Here are 6 tips to help you successfully scale your service business.
Here are the 5 biggest management mistakes and how you can avoid making them. We’ve all seen it, the business leader who hovers over his or her direct reports smothering them with a real time barrage of corrections and “suggestions.” The result is a frustrated and impotent team who grow to become dependent on that […]
8 concrete suggestions to control what for most companies is their largest expense – their staff costs.
The holy grail of any business is to tap into the deep abilities and intrinsic drive of your team to help your company successfully scale. Here is a simple 3-part formula to do just this.
How one business owner got his hand caught in the cookie jar while on a vacation in Paris with his wife…