Top 10 Ways Bad Bosses Destroy Morale

"Success or failure in business is caused more by the mental attitude even than by mental capacities." ~Walter Scott "For success, attitude is equally as important as ability." ~Harry F. Banks We’ve all had those bosses that made the day to day grind of work nearly unbearable. They took...

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5 Ways Being Late Destroys Your Career

“Better three hours too soon, than one minute too late.” ~William Shakespeare “Early is on time, on time is late, and late is unacceptable.” ~Anonymous You may or may not believe in New Year’s Resolutions, but regardless of that, being punctual needs to be one of the top item on your To-Do...

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The Top 10 Most Tragic Leadership Mistakes

"A man must be big enough to admit his mistakes, smart enough to profit from them, and strong enough to correct them." ~John C. Maxwell "I've learned that mistakes can often be as good a teacher as success." ~Jack Welch Many leaders, for a variety of reason, are blind to some of the faults...

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15 Traits of Perfect Employees

"One machine can do the work of fifty ordinary people. No machine can do the work of one extraordinary person." ~Elbert Hubbard "You don't get paid for the hour. You get paid for the value you bring to the hour." ~ J.Rohn Many times we know that we want to strive for something, but we...

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Why Great Leaders Aren't Afraid to Laugh

"There is little success where there is little laughter." ~Andrew Carnegie “A well-developed sense of humor is the pole that adds balance to your steps as you walk the tightrope of life.” ~William Arthur Ward In your day to day work life you are constantly beset by troubles and challenges....

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10 Signs You're About to Burn Out (and what to do about it)

"If you don't like how things are, change it! You're not a tree." ~Jim Rohn "If you find yourself in a hole, the first thing to do is stop digging." ~Will Rogers It’s going to happen to everyone multiple times in their careers, burn out. When you’re trying to get ahead and trying to...

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9 Ways Micromanagers Destroy Their Companies

"Leaders become great, not because of their power, but because of their ability to empower others." -John Maxwell "In the past a leader was a boss. Today leaders must be partners with their people. They no longer can lead based on positional power." ~Ken Blanchard Fighting for control is...

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The Top 10 Ways to Make Your Employees Deliriously Happy

"If you're good to your staff when things are going well, they'll rally when times go bad." - Mary Kay Ash "Pleasure in the job puts perfection in the work.” ~Aristotle Do you want more productivity out of your team? Then you need look no further than their happiness. Gretchen Spreitzer of...

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10 Simple Ways to Bring Out the Best in Your Employees

"A good objective of leadership is to help those who are doing poorly to do well and those who are doing well to do even better." ~Jim Rohn "The great leaders are like the best conductors - they reach beyond the notes to reach the magic in the players." ~Blaine Lee Great leaders don’t...

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The Top 10 Reasons Performance Reviews Don't Work

"The trouble with most of us is that we would rather be ruined by praise than saved by criticism." ~Norman Peale "How you measure the performance of your managers directly affects the way they act." ~Gustave Flaubert Performance reviews are among the most nerve-racking and uncomfortable...

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