Leadership

Leadership Development — Crisis on the Horizon

What are you doing to develop the future leaders of your organization? Fortune 1000 companies are showing a renewed interest in leadership development sparked by a shortage of rising talent who will one day fill upper management roles. The trend is e... Read More »

Learning Methods | Vital Learning

Flexible Delivery Options. Tailor-made for Your Employees’ Needs. Productive and engaged managers, team leaders, and team members are critical to the success of your organization. Providing properly delivered training helps your employees impro... Read More »

Four Steps to Improve Poor Performance

Underperforming employees are not hard to find. They are perpetually tardy or absent, or procrastinate and mismanage projects. They are cavalier about company rules, create conflict in the ranks or seem to do just enough to get by. They abuse the sys... Read More »

Coming Soon from Chart Your Course: Build Your Business Boot Camp!

Build Your Business Boot Camp My new Build Your Business Boot Camp will cover a comprehensive list of ways business owners, consultants, trainers and entrepreneurs can begin building and growing their business. As a BOOT CAMP participant, you will le... Read More »

Ways to Reduce Employee Turnover from The New Zealand Herald

Here’s a great article from the New Zealand Herald….. How to minimise high staff turnover By Val Leveson Understanding a job applicant’s behaviours can be more important than knowing his or her skills. It’s important that ther... Read More »

Four Keys to Attract and Retain Millennials

The youngest generation in today’s workforce, Millennials or Generation Y, has brought new challenges to companies. These 20 and 30-somethings are the largest generation in human history and will comprise 40 percent of the U.S. workforce by 2020, a... Read More »

Five Ways Leaders Turns Doubters into Doers

This past February Yahoo!’s fledgling CEO Marissa Mayer made her first misstep. In a company-wide email, she announced Yahoo! was changing its telecommute policy. Effective June 2013, all employees were required to work in the office. The email sho... Read More »

Six Rules to Hire By

The economy continues to improve with increased job creation in 2013. Payroll services giant ADP reported employers added 180,000 new private sector jobs in February. Meanwhile the U.S. Dept. of Labor said total nonfarm payroll employment increased b... Read More »

Cutting Costs/Curtailing Services Can Produce Crappy Customer Service

In uncertain economic times, it’s common for businesses to focus their time and energies on ways to cut costs.  However, many of the decisions to cut back have generated unintended, and in some cases, disastrous consequences. Some of these knee-je... Read More »

Why People Quit Their Jobs | Top Ten Reasons People Quit

From my years of experience as a business consultant, I have identified a “Top Ten” list of reasons why people quit.. Management demands that one person do the jobs of two or more people, resulting in longer days and weekend work. From my years o... Read More »

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