Meeting Training for Newly Promoted Managers

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Helping Newly Promoted Employees Succeed Have you ever been in a situation like this? Consider this scenario: Recently promoted into a mid-management level position, Jordan was investing a great deal of time and effort into preparing for his first meeting on the new job.  The standing committee met on a quarterly basis to review actual price and cost performance on …

Gen X & Millennials: Will you go for it?

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  Most of us are familiar with the ongoing impact that the Baby Boomer generation has had on every phase of our lives and, specific to this writing, the economic effect.  According to a recent article by Axial, a company who assists entrepreneurs in succeeding, “66% of all businesses with employees…are owned by baby boomers.”  In addition, several experts have …

Improve Employee Engagement With Open Book Management

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Imagine watching a baseball game where runs, outs and the current inning were not displayed and shared with you, the viewer.  Now imagine being a player in that same game.  Who’s winning?  Who is the next batter?  What’s the score? Similarly in business, leaders expect employees to perform at their best when they don’t know the score and, often, what …

Big or Small, Strategic Planning is for All!

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Many companies are familiar with the term ‘strategic planning’, but do not know how it can work in their business. Here are some common questions about the concept as well as some tips on how to implement it into your business. What is it? The definition of strategic planning is: the organization’s process of defining a strategy and making decisions …