How often do you have team meetings? A best practice of successful managers involves meeting with the team regularly. The research shows that meeting weekly keeps energy high, increases productivity, and keeps employee engagement strong. Key Elements for Success These meetings must contain certain key elements in order...

Do you know the names of your direct reports' immediate family members? A recent survey of a thousand managers done by BetterManager revealed that only 24% of managers knew the names of their direct reports’ immediate family members. The best practice for this is 100%. The...

How engaged is your company? We all know how important employee engagement is, but most organizations struggle to identify simple, practical methods for inspiring and motivating their teams. That's why we talked with Scott Friedman! As a motivational humorist, Scott Friedman inspires and entertains with engaging, interactive...

THE SECRET IS IN LIVING THE COMPANY’S CORE VALUES! Organizational culture, in its simplest terms, can be defined as “the way we do things around here.” It is the patterns of behavior, symbols of reward and punishment, and the daily demonstration (or not) of the company’s...

Company culture is the emotional and psychological environment your staff operates in, day in and day out. It’s the most pervasive and influential determinant of your organization’s health and success.   Ask yourself: Are your employees engaged and excited about your company and their work?  Or...