Are You the Culprit?
Are you a business, non-profit or association manager
who pretty much ignores your organization's important
outside audiences?If that's you, do you realize how difficult you're making
it to achieve the important behavior changes you really
need and want? I mean changes that lead directly to
achieving your department, division or subsidiary's
objectives?I'm talking about achieving new levels of membership
applications; growing the repeat purchase rate; capital
givers looking your way; attracting new prospects;
expanding the list of organizations officially specifying
your service and products; or suppliers newly motivated
to meet your strict quality and delivery requirements.Start operating in your own best interest by taking a
closer look at the public relations work underway on
behalf of your unit.
How To Turn Business Losses Into Cash Flow
When the typical new business operator starts a business, they concentrate on making the business succeed. That is necessary but not the only thing that a business operator should concentrate on.
3 Ingredients of Highly Profitable Organizational Change
As waves of organizational change sweep across the business landscape, a huge question arises: What must a leader do to make sure change produces highly profitable results?To find out, I uncovered exactly what executives did who planned and implemented organizational change that produced $10-million - $1-billion in profit improvement.I discovered that highly profitable organizational change requires three key ingredients.
To Meet or Not to Meet - What are the Questions?
Meetings can be a total waste of time or a powerful and productive communication tool that solve problems, stimulate ideas, promote team spirit and generate action. The results lie totally in how they are run.
Performance Reviews That Actually Improve Performance
Employee performance reviews are one of the most dreaded tasks by most managers. It is hard to win here - you can never say enough good things, and one word of criticism is generally the only thing they will remember.
Three Business Lessons From The US Postal Service
There was a buzz in the air recently about the US Postal Service. Seems as though they were running into a budget deficit in the billions.
Disaster Prevention Tips For Hiring A New Manager
It happens over and over in businesses every day.Within large companies, people are promoted to management positions to reward them for performance as individual contributors.
Getting Your Employees Attention Back to Work
It is 9:00 am on a Monday morning. Do you know where your employees' attention is? Is it on work?Picture this.
The Diamond Cutter
Geshe Michael Roach is a Princeton graduate and a Buddhist monk. After graduation, he spent seven years studying the wisdom of Tibetan Buddhism.
Christmas and Business Gifts for Your Clients and Employees!
Tis' the season for business and corporate gift-giving! If you believe in the law of reciprocity, and if your business is the least bit successful you must; you know that giving back is not only the right thing to do, but it's very smart business as well. Let's look at some of the benefits and mechanics of Christmas and holiday gift-giving.
Never Wrestle with a PIG
The business books at the library and book
stores fill many shelves. Some authors tend
to run a little long at the keyboard.
The 3rd Plan Missing from your Business
If you're like most people, you probably started with wonderful ideas of fulfilling your dreams, to be successful and to take charge of your own destiny.I hope you have achieved those or are well on your way.
Making Assumptions - A Critical Communication Mistake In Business And In Your Personal Life!
We draw conclusions about people through observation, their behavior, past experiences, other people's comments, etc. We assume who people are, what they think/need/want with such speed we fail to recognize how our own viewpoint colors the way we connect with and relate to people and situations.
Keep The Faith - Transform The Fear
FEAR! To what extent does fear rule your life? How is fear controlling or motivating you? Bring up the topic and watch people react. Our lives incorporate so many beliefs about fear- reinforced by what we tell ourselves and what we hear from others.
Keys to Feeling Powerfull In An Uncertain World
Life has always been full of uncertainties. Over the last several years with downsizing, bankruptcies, scandals, crime, the economic environment, and the threat of war, people are feeling power-less, fearful, and stressed about their present and future lives.
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