Onboarding staff new hire training

Properly Onboarding Staff For Success

People often don’t realize how difficult it can be for new employees to become contributing members of an organization. Helping new employees get on board is much more challenging than most companies think. It’s common to adopt the attitude, “Well, they’re on board and making good money, now let’s see how they do!”  But, according … Continue Reading

Staff Training

Staff Training is Vital to Success

Properly training staff is one of the most common problems that companies face. It is often pushed to the side in order to focus on more “important” issues. But staff training couldn’t be more important. People impact every aspect of your company. And you must train them accordingly. Employee training and skill development is an ongoing responsibility … Continue Reading

Anticipating Problems

Hindsight May Be 20/20, But It’s Not Profitable

In case you didn’t already know, shoulda, coulda, woulda isn’t the smartest way to run your company. Instead of dealing with problems after they’ve already shown up, you need to be proactive in forecasting which issues might turn into real challenges for your company. The easiest areas to forecast are those with hard data to … Continue Reading

E=Reducing Turnover

Reduce Turnover in Two Easy Steps

It’s hard work managing people. In fact, there is nothing harder. Which is why this critical aspect of running a company demands your time, attention, and a company-wide culture that focuses on helping employees be productive. To keep exceptional employees, your company has to not just say that your people are your greatest asset, you … Continue Reading

Problem Diagnosis Feedback culture

Are You Willing to Listen to Your Employees?

Business owners and managers often find it hard to get to the root cause of a problem. In addition to a knack for sleuthing, accurate problem diagnosis requires a certain amount of reflection and self-awareness, something a lot of small businesses feel they don’t have time for. Companies caught up in the hustle and bustle … Continue Reading