The Five Minute Meeting: Long Winded Monologues are Out!

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Five Minute Meeting

The latest war on meeting bloat – meetings that are long and inefficient — is leading some employers to squeeze minor decision making issues into a few minutes. Tech companies embraced the concept of having brief daily check-in meetings years ago.  These management techniques are now being adopted by other industries, such as marketing, e-commerce,… Read more »

Hiring Decisions – When Is the Right Time to Hire

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Let’s face it, in many businesses payroll is one the largest (if not the largest) line item on your monthly budgets. So, it can sometimes be a very difficult decision to add on more staff. BUT, in some cases adding staff strategically can help drive a lot of profit to your bottom line. So when… Read more »

Build Trust

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Trust is essential when building a healthy and productive work environment. Whether you’re leading an entire department or work hand-in-hand with a just a few coworkers, it’s important to build trusting relationships. Here are several tips to help build trust with both your coworkers and your superiors: Be honest and share information completely. Be straightforward and… Read more »