This week’s question comes from Rafael of San Paulo, Brazil. Q: In one of your seminars you said if you have an employee that’s causing problems, you should hold them to strict standards. But does that really work?
Meet your new personal trainer. His name? ”Brock.” “I’ll spot you,” Brock says as you chalk up for the bench press. He stands behind you as you lift the weights off of the rack. He then grips the crossbar, lifts it up FOR YOU, and yells, “You’re a warrior! You’re crushing it!” Whether it’s running … Continue reading “Developing Leadership by Letting Go”
Greetings, Chaos-Crusher! You may be wondering where the video is this week. Well, don’t adjust your screen resolution or delete your cookies! This July, my team and I will be far too busy investing in Ray-Bans and SPF 50 for our month-long “strategy session.” Don’t fret. We’ll be back in August! While I’m gone, you … Continue reading “See You in August!”
Did your college diploma come with a free, lifetime supply of business acumen? Mine sure didn’t! Nobody enters the workforce knowing…well, much of anything! Luckily, you took the advice of your commencement speaker and committed to life-long learning. As the “Dean” of your own business, you sincerely want to pass your wisdom on to your … Continue reading “How To Motivate Your Employees to Keep Learning”
…The following is a public service announcement… The workplace. When managed correctly, it’s a lush campground for collaboration, career building, and high fives. But, take caution! Adding more campers means greater susceptibility to out-of-control fires known as “workplace conflict.” Only you can prevent them! A little workplace conflict is normal and healthy, like a control … Continue reading “How “Cooler Heads” Extinguish “Heated” Workplace Conflict”