Tag Archives: Agile Advantage

4 Habits for Managers to Break

Experience can be very helpful in many ways when leading a workforce, but not changing with the times can make that experience obsolete quickly. Following are four ingrained managerial habits I see being used in my client organizations that need to be broken immediately. Bad Habit #1: Going with what you know Tried and true […]

Are You Ready for Your Facebook Live Moment?

Recently, we’ve seen employees come under social attack for video-recorded incidents of horrendous customer interaction. This is a trend that will grow. Are you ready? Follow these three ideas to better prepare yourself for the Facebook “Live” era. There are no secrets. The overshare culture has taken hold of our society. Nothing is off limits. […]

Dealing with Conflicts of Interest in the Workplace

I recently read with horror about employees at a North Carolina restaurant serenading a group of police officers with a foul-mouthed rap song degrading these customers. http://nypost.com/2017/05/01/restaurant-employees-sing-f-tha-police-rendition-for-cops/ I’m sure most of my readers who saw that story shook their heads and thought, “Who thinks that is considered acceptable behavior?” Many executives I work with are […]

The Age of Predictive Data

Quick data facts: 100 terabytes of data are uploaded to Facebook daily! Data production will be 44 times greater in 2020 than in 2009. Walmart handles more than 1 million customer transactions every hour, which are imported into databases. Big data is a top business priority and drives enormous opportunities for business improvement. By using […]

5 Best Attributes of Entrepreneurs

Without a doubt, success as a business owner is challenging. How do the best accomplish what they do? Here some of the best tools for successful entrepreneurs. Try these five attributes to propel your business success: Without a doubt, success as a business owner is challenging. How do the best accomplish what they do? Here […]

Discipline Creates Commitment

  What exactly does discipline mean? Simply, it is the measure of ability to stay the course until achievement is reached. Interested in improving your discipline ability when facing challenges? Try these three steps: Step 1: Recognize this is a learned behavior Discipline is like any other learned task in that it requires practice and […]