14 Ways to De-Stress Employee Vacations

Employees truly deserve paid vacations. Theystruggle through stressful jobs most of the year,and productivity goes... Read More

MANAGING CRISIS; when you?re too good at it

When you are acclaimed for excellence during times of crisis you may not feel so... Read More

Spirits in the Corporate Boardroom.......Oh, sure......

There is a growing movement in the spiritual and holistic fields to bring... Read More

Seeking Help

Where does the time go? Billable time. As a consultant, your practice may be doing... Read More

Delegate or Die!

You Can't Do It All - Learning To DelegateThere is not a single management skill... Read More

Communicate To The Four Main Personality Types

You probably know this already, but there are generally held to be four main personality... Read More

Forget The Sandwich Technique

Do you remember being told to use the "sandwich" technique when you needed to reprimand... Read More

6 Simple Steps to Dealing with Difficult Managers

The challenge of managing difficult managers can be rather daunting, especially when you inherit them!... Read More

Is Your Company in Need of Family Therapy?

How Companies Are Like FamiliesLike a family, a company is a group of people who... Read More

How to Create a Positive Work Atmosphere

Positive versus Negative WorkplacesWe have all worked in places where we grew to dread getting... Read More

Effective Ways to Give Performance Feedback

Consequences of Not Giving Effective FeedbackLet's take a look at some typical examples of what... Read More

Why Your Business Needs an E-Mail Policy

Why is it imperative to have a company E-Mail Policy? It is simply good business,... Read More

Using Outlook to Count Responses

Here's a productivity tip that will save you a lot of time and trouble if... Read More

Work Environment Tidbits

Color is a big factor effecting all indoor environments. Since most of us... Read More

Success: A Wholistic Perspective

The world has always been mixed with the rich, the poor and the... Read More

The Business Shaman: Exploring the Mystery of Success!

Note: This article was written for a internet business site. It is a promo for... Read More

Executive ESP: A Pathway to Success!

We all have psychic abilities that we use daily, although most of us don't even... Read More

Eight Skills of Highly Successful Consultants

With deference to Dr. Covey and his very popular Seven Habits of Highly Effective People... Read More

Identifying Potential in Ourselves and Others

If there is someone nearby as you read this look in their eyes. Look closely... Read More

Nine Steps to Help You Develop Your Potential

Go into any bookstore and you will find a big selection of... Read More

Leaders Versus Cheerleaders

Everyone wants to describe themselves as a leader. Everyday, new books on... Read More

Five Key Strategies for Making Your Nonprofit Business More Effective

I love tennis both as a spectator and a weekend player. I also... Read More

Great Hires: Avoid Costly Mistakes

Picking people for a job is like going to the store to buy... Read More

Business Leadership Skills - Managing the Human Being Behind the Business

Managing the Human Being Behind the Business It's a common problem and we've... Read More

Plans & Goal Setting - Kicking winning Goals

Kicking Winning Business Goals The competition for business is hotting up. The advances... Read More

50 Great Ways to Motivate and Not Break the Bank

Quick, Easy, and Even Fun! 1. Smile, say "Hi! How are you doing today?"2. Regularly... Read More

Performance Appraisals: Nightmares or Sweet Dreams

Some managers think of performance appraisal meetings and recollections of torn Achilles' heels or root... Read More

Birds of a Feather May Be Turkeys

Birds of a Feather May Be TurkeysBy Gene Griessman, PhD Birds of a feather... Read More

10 Ways New Managers Become Great Leaders

"It is a terrible thing to look over your shoulder when you are trying to... Read More

Are You Managing to Lead?

For many people, the terms "manager" and "leader" are synonymous. In the business world, they... Read More

Cold Water Comments - What They Are and How to Manage Them!

Cold Water Comments - What They Are and How to Manage Them! Cold Water Comments... Read More

Great Groups! - Getting a Group to Think Like a Genius

Great Groups! - Getting a Group to Think Like a Genius Wouldn't it be great... Read More

Six Reasons to K.I.S.S.

Six Reasons to K.I.S.S. "Very often, people confuse simple with simplistic. The nuance is lost... Read More

9 Tips for Getting the Most From Your Conference Investment

Tips for Getting the Most From Your Conference Investment All professionals attend conferences, seminars, and... Read More

6 Ways to Keep Things Simple

Six Ways to Keep Things Simple We can have greater success with our Clients when... Read More

Operating on Perpetual Overload?

Check Out Your E-HabitsAnother week has ended. And, despite moving at the speed of light,... Read More

No Time to Focus on the Big Picture? Try Focus Management

E-mail, voicemail, "got a minute?" interruptions, multiple projects and competing priorities. Whether it... Read More

Is Your Brain Getting the Memory Full Message? 5 Ways to Free Up Room on Your Brains Hard Drive

Lynn was tapped to head up the project team for a major company restructuring. She... Read More

Want to Manage Your Time? Get Real!

You know the drill - the ridiculous deadlines, the relentless barrage of email, voicemail, phone... Read More

Leadership in Troubled Times

Leadership in Troubled Times The first task of a leader... Read More

Are you NICE or do you CARE?

Are you NICE or do you CARE? Most people and most... Read More

Dont Let Your Measurements Mislead You

Don't Let Your Measurements Mislead You There aren't too many words... Read More

One Bad Apple

One Bad Apple I know what you are thinking but no,... Read More

Micromanagement and Delegation

Micro-Management and Delegation Recently I had a... Read More

Keeping and Motivating the Best Employees

Keeping and Motivating the Best Employees In "You Win With People"... Read More

People Are Our Most Important Asset!

How many times have you heard or uttered this phrase in the last 5 years... Read More

The Ivory Tower Syndrome

"His cardinal mistake is that he isolates himself, and allows nobody to see him; and... Read More

The Communications Myth

Living in the 21st Century is truly marvelous, isn't it? We live in a world... Read More

The Truth About Performance Reviews

Now that it is January, many of you are putting together, or have just finished... Read More

The Truth?

The pure and simple truth is rarely pure and never simple. Oscar Wilde The truth.... Read More

Hold Your Applause!

It's amazing what you can accomplish if you don't care who gets the credit. Harry... Read More

Think it Over

You can't solve a problem with the same thinking that created it.... Read More

Just The Facts

Attitudes are more important than facts. Dr. Karl Menninger Attitudes are intangible and highly... Read More

One Crazy Cookie

In order to survive, you have to be happier than if you were in your... Read More

A Journey of a Thousand Miles

You can't build a reputation on what you are "going" to do. Henry Ford Everyone... Read More

Million Dollar Support System For You and For Your Business

Whether you are a consultant, coach, business owner, doctor, professional, corporate elite or student, whatever... Read More

Whadda Jerk!

If one does not understand a person, one tends to regard him as a fool.... Read More

A Man and His Razor

It is vain to do with more what can be done with less. William... Read More

Burger on a Bun Decision Making

When approaching any decision, it's important for individuals to maintain the healthy state of openness... Read More

The DNA of Motivation

It really is about motivation. After all, what impels someone to climb a mountain, or... Read More

The Most Important Thing Youll Ever Do

The wellspring of confidence is belief. When you believe in something, you accept and have... Read More

Popular Business Misconceptions Cost You Money!

Faulty information costs you money! Which of these popular business misconceptions do you believe?Popular Misconception... Read More

Let the Intern Do It - Affordable Help for Your Business

Do you have more projects than time? Help might be as close as your nearest... Read More

Book Summary: Mind Your Own Business

A maverick is an independent person who will not go along with the other members... Read More

3 Steps You Can Use Developing Leaders In Your Industry

With the economy bordering on a recession, every company is looking for ways to increase... Read More

Goodwill is an Intangible Asset

'Goodwill' is regarded as an intangible asset in a business. Goodwill carries a value over... Read More

Organizing The Information

Putting a piece of paper in a file folder is easy; finding it again is... Read More

Preparing a Budget

Ok, you say, I know I need a budget, but how do I prepare one?... Read More

Organizational Techniques - Tickler and Chron File

One of the biggest problems we encounter in our consulting with businesses, and our students... Read More

Writing and Revising Your Life Story

Change is not simple. Why do we repeat behavior that doesn't work? Those actions that... Read More

Results of Poor Cross Cultural Awareness

Results of Poor Cross Cultural Awareness. Having a poor understanding of the influence of cross... Read More

Cross Cultural Solutions for International Business

Globalisation, the expansion of intercontinental trade, technological advances and the increase in the number of... Read More

Work Priorities: Where Can You Spend Your Time Most Effectively?

Understanding where you can spend time most effectively requires concentration in three areas:1. Doing what... Read More

Vampire Meetings and How To Slay Them

Meetings can be like mythical vampires ? sucking the life out of intelligent and creative... Read More

Meetings and Road Trips

Managing a meeting is like setting off on a long car trip with friends or... Read More

Are You Ready to Sell Your Business

Make Sure You Understand Your Motivation for SellingAre you thinking about selling your business?This simple... Read More

Selecting a Business Broker or Intermediary to Help You Sell Your Business

As crazy as it seems, some people spend more time choosing a coffee machine than... Read More

If You Build It, Investors Will Come

When you begin to write your business plan or a section within it, you probably... Read More

Bolster Credibility with Investors--Avoid These Phrases in Your Business Plan

Remember Papa John's commercial on TV with the slogan "Better Ingredients, Better Pizza"? Well its... Read More

What One Thing?

A few weeks ago I asked my readers what the most important issue was in... Read More

Critical Success Factors - Next

The Critical Success Factors Focusing on the things that make the biggest... Read More

The Comfort Zone

The Comfort Zone I have a friend named Gene,... Read More

How To Jump Start Your Profits and Keep Your Profits Rolling

There are so many ways to jump start your prifits and keep your profit rolling.... Read More

What You Should Know if People Dont Buy From You and People Dont Visit Your Web Site

It is essential to understand what work and what do not work when you run... Read More

Structure Your Payment Offers to Sell More Products

The way you structure your payment offers can increase your sales. I'm not talking about... Read More

Five Habits of Highly Effective Conflict Resolvers

Steven Covey had the right idea. There are discreet skills and attitudes, habits if you... Read More

Managing Client Relationships

Managing Client Relationships: Even the best run organizations occasionally run into difficult situations with clients,... Read More

Whatever it Takes!

I have a sign on my office door. It pretty much summarizes my philosophy of... Read More

Online Business Peace of Mind

Is your online business disaster-proof? Online businesses face a unique set of challenges. Unlike our... Read More

Executive Humor at Meetings

I don't encourage managers to wear funny hats, appear in self-deprecating skits, or otherwise emulate... Read More

Balance Your Managerial Life

We have only one life, but we live in three overlapping worlds-our business world, our... Read More

Why Employee Satisfaction Surveys And Employee Exit Surveys Make Good Sense

In a competitive world with the need for businesses to be more streamlined and productive... Read More

Top 10 Things NOT To Tell Angel and VC Investors

I am not writing this to create a list of things not to say so... Read More

Guidelines For Conducting A Good Meeting

Okay, so you've figured out what kind of meeting is needed, you've planned well and... Read More

How to do SWOT Analysis for your Business

SWOT analysis is needed for all business to understand how to improve their business.To have... Read More

Getting Information From Prospects

You're at a networking function and you've made that all-important contact. You want to get... Read More

Six Honest Business Friends - They Guide Me In All I Do

SIX "HONEST BUSINESS FRIENDS" - THEY GUIDE ME IN ALL I DOI keep six honest... Read More

Introducing the 15 Frameworks of Successful Self-Employed Professionals

A framework is a way of thinking, a point-of-view, a perspective on something. Here are... Read More

Successful Business Decision Making

Some people make decisions without any difficulty, while others struggle. Are you having trouble making... Read More

Saying ?No? Gracefully to Customers and Colleagues

Envision the scenario: You've just been asked at the last minute by Chris, the organizer... Read More

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Gossip And Rumors And Hearsay, Oh Why?

In the Wizard of Oz, it was "Lions and tigers and bears, oh my!" Many... Read More

Small Business Checking Accounts

ACCOUNTING AND BILLINGCHECK BOOKSWe recommend that you maintain a business checking account in addition to... Read More

One Crazy Cookie

In order to survive, you have to be happier than if you were in your... Read More

Improving Your Inter-Company Communications At No Cost

It's all very well having a flashy (and expensive) advertising campaign, backed up by a... Read More

Innovation Management ? Selecting Good Ideas

Creativity can be defined as problem identification and idea generation whilst innovation can be defined... Read More

Customer Focus - Just 5 SimpleThings You Need to Think About

You can boil down the difference between successful businesses and the rest in how they... Read More

What Every Manager Should Know About How to Enhance the Motivational Climate of the Workplace

It has been well documented that employees' productivity and job quality increase when we are... Read More

The Key to Successful Performance Objectives

Have you ever tried to drive somewhere without proper directions? This almost always turns out... Read More

Behavioral Interview Questions You Can Use Monday Morning

If past behavior is the best way to determine future behavior then behavioral interviewing is... Read More

Using Employee Opinions Effectively When Designing HR Programs

Using Employee Opinions Effectively When Designing HR ProgramsEmployee opinion is one of the most powerful... Read More

Commercial Collections Billing Practices Advice

Swiftness is the key to collecting past due commercial accounts because commercial accounts depreciate more... Read More

How to Help Your Company Become a World Class Company

Most people think real change in an organization occurs as a result of top-level leadership.... Read More

Organizational Capital in Politics, War, Sports and Business

Intangible Corporate Assets such as Organizational Capital, Blue Sky and Brand Name Capital, actually they... Read More

Document management : A dream of paperless office

What is document management: When we think about "Document Management" we usually see a picture... Read More

More Computer Consulting 101 Hiring Tips (Part 2 of 2)

Does your company need to retain the services of a competent computer consulting firm, but... Read More

The Dog That Didnt Bark

A few weeks ago, after consultations with others in an association I represent, I made... Read More

Success in Business Means Managing Negative Emotions

You may have the MBA but if an internal critic constantly berates you, or you... Read More

Tales from the Corporate Frontlines: A New Managers Tale

This article relates to the Manager/Supervisor competency, commonly evaluated in employee satisfaction surveys. This competency... Read More

Innovation Management ? Innovation or Profit?

Creativity can be defined as problem identification and idea generation whilst innovation can be defined... Read More

Data Delivers Credibility

Over the past couple of days I've been setting up visitor counters, so people in... Read More

5 Tips For Creating Great Jobs

1) Create A Powerful "Mission Statement"-When your business mission is clear, every part of your... Read More

Bar Charts Brought to Life: Index of Interactive Information for HTML and PDF

Bar Charts and the Information ChallengeWhether one is an unknown entrepreneur or Donald Trump, an... Read More

Is Your Employee Newsletter Management Propaganda?

It should not be. If it is an effective newsletter, it will serve the needs... Read More

Don?t Get Down ? Manage Up!

"Experience is not what happens to a man; it is what a man does with... Read More

Encouraging Behavior That Gets Results

You're the boss, and you have every reason to feel good about your organization.You've built... Read More

Spirits in the Corporate Boardroom.......Oh, sure......

There is a growing movement in the spiritual and holistic fields to bring... Read More

Motivating For Higher Performance

Employee motivation is probably the most important single manageable factor for success and profitability of... Read More

Problem-Solving Success Tip: Measure

Measure.The first key question to answer in starting a problem-solving project is, "How will you... Read More

Let the Professionals Help You Out - Outsource

As your website grows in terms of attracting more footfalls, generating more business, and providing... Read More

Gift Giving for Business a Major Headache

Corporate gifting is a big headache for most business owners; how much to spend, who... Read More

Creativity and Innovation Management - Core Competencies and Competitive Advantage

Following is a brief definition of core competencies and competitive advantage and their fit with... Read More

Which ITIL Process Should We Implement First?

The following question is usually debated a lot amongst IT managers. "With which process should... Read More

ISO 9001 2000, Getting Started on The Route To Registration

ISO 9001 2000, Getting startedBefore starting the ISO 9001 2000 route to registration you will... Read More

The Measurement of Manager Training

THE MEASUREMENT OF TRAINING: Evaluation is one of the most valuable - and challenging -... Read More

Indecent Proposal in the Workplace ? An Overview of Workplace Harassment & Employer Liability

An allegation of harassment in the workplace is a growing phenomenon facing companies across the... Read More

Smart Staffing: Replacing a Key Manager

Have you been in this situation? One of your top managers left suddenly and you're... Read More

Nine Vital Lessons For Avoiding Training Fads That Waste Time, Money and Enthusiasm

Unfortunately, at least two thirds of much of the training and development effort undertaken by... Read More

Why Business Owners Need Security

The main reason is to stop any potential lawsuits from happening! But do you know... Read More

Are Your Meetings Smart?

Soon after I finished a brief seminar on how to accomplish more in less time... Read More

Creativity and Innovation - Large Firms Versus Small Firms

There is a pervasive assumption that small firms are more creative and innovative than larger... Read More

Training Adults, Not Teaching Children

Adults are vulnerable to personal and professional embarrassment from poor performance in the training program.... Read More

Benefits of Virtual Assistance

A virtual assistant is an individual who provides business services to other professionals. They're considered... Read More

Pricing Strategy for Retail Flower Shops

When you create your profit and loss statement to assess the health of your business,... Read More

The Dark Side of Help Desk SLAs

You just signed a Help Desk Service Level Agreement (SLA) and now think things will... Read More

Why Half of All Mergers Fail After the Honeymoon Ends

Marriages and corporate mergers in America have at least one thing in common, more than... Read More

Stomp Out Leeches In Your Company

Recently, I felt appalled to see a political candidate running on the motto of "Demand... Read More

5 Awesome Actions of Highly Creative Leaders!

How many times have you wondered why you are unable to "think-out-of-the-box" more often?We are... Read More

Appraisal Interviews: What To Say & How To Say It

STEPS TOWARDS A GOOD APPRAISAL INTERVIEW:Don't say: "You just don't seem to care about doing... Read More

Take This Into Consideration Before You Write Your Mission Statement

What principles should a company keep in mind when developing a mission statement? Appropriate criteria... Read More

Performance Evaluations Can Be Beneficial

THE PERFORMANCE REVIEW MEETING: It's a fact - most supervisors and employees have negative feelings... Read More