Tag Archives: Agile Advantage

4 Emotions Participants Want to Avoid in a Meeting

Meetings happen daily in the workplace. They can be productive, agonizing, creative, annoying, enlightening, dull, and never as efficient as they should be. As many different types of business meetings occur in the work week, there are that many number of different responses attendees have to those meetings. If employees aren’t engaged, as a leader you […]

Perception and Preparation Create Performance

Perception and Preparation Create Performance Whether you are in sales, guiding employees or dealing with upset customers, perception and preparation will determine the outcome of the situation you are facing. Perception No matter how we try to deliver information, how it is received and perceived can have all the impact in the world. Recently, I watched an […]

Perception and Preparation Create Performance

Whether you are in sales, guiding employees or dealing with upset customers, perception and preparation will determine the outcome of the situation you are facing. Perception No matter how we try to deliver information, how it is received and perceived can have all the impact in the world. Recently, I watched an overwhelmed waitress take […]

7 Ways for Entrepreneurs to Build Personal Wealth

Making a pile of money and keeping a pile of money are two very different things. I’m frequently puzzled by professional athletes and executives who make very good wages yet still struggle with money troubles. There are no secrets, just solid habits for building personal wealth. Live within your means. My advice to my clients for […]

3 Components of Work Culture

Employees are moving on from companies because the employer’s work culture no longer fits their needs. I’m surprised when I ask small business owners about their work culture by how different their perspective is from that of their employees. As we see daily in the news, the evolution of culture of a workplace is changing rapidly […]

Retaining Millennials

For most managers, this is proving to be a complicated generation of workers to understand and retain in the workplace. In fact, 68% of Millennials surveyed say the longest they will stay at the same employer is 3 years. Surprisingly, today the average U.S. worker spends just 15 months in one role in today’s working […]

Working With Someone Who Drives You Nuts

Working with someone who drives you nuts can range from the co-worker who is simply too loud to the one who has no control over their “personal habits” (Did he just hack up a hairball?) to the person who is an outright ogre to be around. Every one of these employees obviously make some contribution […]

Decision Scrutiny is Upon Us

In the age of over-reaction and ever-present cameras, every decision is tested under the bright lights of scrutiny. While watching a football coach get grilled by the press immediately following a crushing loss by his team, I wondered how most business leaders would be able to handle that type of close inspection for their day […]