For some, this is a beautiful reflective time, looking back at the accomplishments of the year and dreaming of the possibilities of a new year, just around the corner. Harvesting all of the hard work that you’ve put into the year and enjoying the fruits of your success…And for others, this is a “butt’s on […]
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I’m absolutely fascinated with people and why they do the things they do. And through my discoveries I have felt compelled to share my stories – the things that I have learned working with great leaders, as well as leaders that struggle to get it right. Leading others and inspiring people to do anything isn’t […]
As a Talent Management Consultant, working with business owners and team leaders who lead a wide variety of individuals and teams, I have learned that it isn’t the day to day “business stuff” that keeps great Leaders up at night; it’s the “people stuff”.
Re-balancing team talent never ends. And once you have the right people in the right spot, paddling in motion with everyone else on the team, things begin to happen. A great example of directing your team is in setting clear goals: Measurable and specific goals for which everyone feels ownership.
Here’s what I’m learning: The stakes are high when you’re recruiting. The industry rule of thumb is: the wrong person costs you three times his or her annual salary. A $50,000 employee costs you $150,000; a $150,000 employee costs $450,000. That’s for starters. There’s also lost opportunity cost…plus lost business, potential customers, and momentum. And […]
At least once a day, in conversation with my clients, I can be heard saying, “Honor your business.”. What I mean by that is: Whether you’re a business manager or business owner, it’s your responsibility to pay thoughtful and constant attention to the needs of your business in order to achieve results. If you don’t […]