You spend so much time and effort finding the right people, but what happens when they show up on Day One? How do you handle employees' first few hours and their crucial first 90 days on the job?
It's vital to make a great first impression...
Become a Powerful Visual Storyteller.
When most people develop a presentation, they typically use standard templates, include too many slides, or build presentations around visual aids that are word-heavy or excessively complex.
It is true that a "picture is worth a thousand words" and when you use simple, compelling images to support your presentation, your audience can better understand your message.Read More
Only 33% of U.S. employees are engaged at work, according to a recent report from Gallup. Having disengaged staff on your team hinders performance and morale, and can damage your reputation.
Managers play a huge role in influencing the employee experience, and by extension, employee engagement. You want your staff members to love their work, enjoy the team, contribute ideas and believe in your company's mission.
Some employees engage in conduct or performance that, in isolation, may not warrant immediate termination, but his or her marginal performance leads to morale problems for others and often consumes an inordinate amount of the manager's time in managing workplace conflicts, poor quality of work, and complaints from co-workers to outside customers.Read More
Microsoft® Excel® dashboards are a powerful way to pull together different information in a single place to give a high-level overview of a business. A meaningful "big picture" view of business activities can drive the allocation of scarce resources.
Decisions are easier.
Just one bad apple is all it takes to infect the entire workforce and demoralize everybody. Don't let things go too far – learn how to put a strategy in place to combat negativity.Read More
Increase Your Visibility … Start Using Your Strengths as an Introvert!
Would you rather accomplish something important than talk about what you’ve accomplished?
Learn to position yourself as a valued insider even if you do your best thinking outside of the conference room.Read More
Managing your projects just got easier.
Whether you're managing events or running your department, your tasks have a definite goal with a beginning and end date. It doesn't matter if you're flying solo or working with others, you need a good project management tool to stay on track. And you might already have one!