Entrepreneurial Employees

Entrepreneurial employees - the one consistent wish on every manager's list. Not everyone with an entrepreneurial mindset end up starting their own companies - some of them work for other companies and are probably part of your team now.  Habits of employees with an entrepreneurial mindset: They don't hesitate to take initiative and display strong …

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Business Books on our 2017 Reading List

Business books that you need to put on your reading list too! Never Split the Difference by Chris Voss and Tahl Raz A former international hostage negotiator for the FBI offers a new, field-tested approach to high-stakes negotiations—whether in the boardroom or at home.     Deep Work by Cal Newport Deep work is the …

Leadership Challenge: Leading the More Experienced

Leadership challenge: You have been hired to lead a team older and more experienced than yourself. Some of them seem determined to break you. Some seem indifferent. Some seem to treat you like a kid. A common challenge that young managers face is managing older employees. The problem usually presents itself in the form of …

Team Issues? Sprinkle a dose of Care!

Employee engagement is directly proportional to how appreciated your employees feel. By 'feel' I am not referring to their emotions alone. No matter what personality types you have on your team, here are five simple ways to improve your team's engagement and performance. Value their time. No matter how cool a boss you may be, your …