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The Need for Staff Training

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The Challenge Defined: Is there an intentional training program in place for all employees that is focused on company goals? How much of the budget has been allocated to training?  Training staff on company goals, company issues and company…

Optimizing the Value of New Staff Orientation

The Challenge Defined: Never minimize how difficult it is for new employees to become contributing members of your organization. Onboarding extends far beyond the monthly New Employee Lunch. It needs to be extensive and multidimensional,…

Create Values So Employees Can Envision the Right Attitude

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Don’t go halfway in branding your company’s operating style. Do you have a defined vision? Check. How about a mission statement? Check that box too.   But if you haven’t given your employees a way to translate these high-level ideals…

The Need for a Flexible Planning Model

The Challenge Defined A critical component of running a successful business is creating a dynamic method of planning that is accessible to the entire organization and allows contribution by all the staff. Consider the two different roles…

Employee Turnover

Managing employees is hard. It requires leader’s time and effort, people-focused systems in place, clear expectations and much more. When a company loses exceptional talent it can have a negative impact on morale, productivity, and the bottom…

Leadership & Staff Communication Gap

During a rapid growth of a small company, the family atmosphere that everybody was used to begins to fade away. There are new systems, expectations and profit goals in place to keep this much more complex organization going. Some employees find…

Building High Performance Teams: Align Around Top Priorities at Every Level of the Business

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams: Shift Limiting Mindsets

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams: Put the Past in Perspective

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…

Building High Performance Teams: Include Everyone in an Annual Planning Session

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In order to achieve your most important objectives, it’s essential to create a clear plan, learn to work well together in a cross functional way and have a structure to keep the teams accountable. There are five powerful principles that make…