3 Step Process to Practice Candor

Last week I wrote that you aren’t being nice when you lack candor in your conversations—it isn’t caring to string your employees along with indirect words containing mixed messages that leave them guessing at what you really meant. It isn’t good for your family... Read »

Candor Makes Business Work Better

Candor:  Dispensing with phoniness The lack of candor is “one of the most common and destructive problems in business, and in society, for that matter—“  That’s what Jack Welch said in Winning: The Answers.  I often see a lack of candor as a business coach we well as... Read »

Dealing with a problem employee takes courage AND heart

If you have a problem employee this article’s for you. If you’ve got even one person on your team who doesn’t pull his/er weight, complains a lot, doesn’t have the willingness or doesn’t have the ability to learn and do what they need to do, I hope you’ll take action... Read »

How to Know When You’ve Hired the Wrong Person

Verne Harnish, a business growth expert, says that getting the right people in the right jobs is one of the four key components to a growing and thriving business. You funneled a lot of energy into hiring the right person but what if you’re getting a nagging thought... Read »

3 Steps to Build a Culture of Trust with Your Team

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]Do your employees seem disinterested in their jobs? Do they hang around in cliques or seem to resent others in the organization? Are errors occurring at the handoffs between departments? Maybe it’s because they haven’t learned to... Read »

The Five Dysfunctions of a Team

Do your employees have trouble getting on the same page? Do they spend more time arguing than working together? Do you know how much it’s costing you? Without good teamwork, the work takes longer, there are more mistakes, and it costs you more money. Companies often... Read »