December 2013

Dec 20 2013

5 Ways to Bring Holiday Cheer to the Office

Believe it or not, not everyone gets to take off before, after or even during the Holidays. Plus even if they have the time off, there are many people who are away from family and friends and find it hard to find the joy and cheer so many take for granted.  Unless you have Cindy Lou Who working for you, you might want to try some of these ideas:

 

Dec 11 2013

Feeling a Little Busy?

This time of year, it’s somewhat expected that you’re going to feel overwhelmed.  You have this constant nagging voice in your head saying,” Have you finished shopping and decorating?” “Are you mailing cards this year?” When the work voice kicks in, it’s almost too much too bare. What’s a person to do?

 

Dec 04 2013

Have you Found Your Replacement Yet?

Or for that matter, have you developed bench strength for your key employees? Can you imagine any NFL team without a back up quarterback?  Even movie and TV directors have assistants that can step in, if needed.  So why do so many business owners and managers fail to follow the simple logic that it’s dangerous to make someone indispensible, even if that someone is you? Waiting too long or failing to build your bench is a dangerous game.