One of the frequently asked questions of small business managers today is: “How do I motivate my employees?” Quite often, you will find that even your most motivated employees suffer from burnout from time to time. While you need employees who are self-motivating, it is also important that you help to encourage and motivate them […]
Small business owners are uniquely aware of the importance of building a focused yet diverse team in order to fill the numerous and changing roles within their company. A recent article on Entrepreneur.com takes another stab at listing the necessary characteristics of “types of employees” to bring onto your team at a small business in […]
Everyone seems to be compiling their summer reading lists during this time of year (why do we just have a summer reading list? Do we all hate reading during the other 3 seasons?). In addition to your personal ones, consider putting together a set of books to motivate your employees through the summer months.
Jason Nazar’s recent article on Forbes.com, 17 Counterintuitive Things the Most Successful People Do, focuses on unconventional methods of improvement for individuals. But after reading through the suggestions, it seems that many are very relevant to good management and could be applied to helping a team improve itself, as well. Nazar doesn’t lean on the […]
The craziest part of March Madness might be how many productivity hours and how much money your company could lose. You’ve worked hard to establish an attractive corporate culture, so you’re not crazy about the idea of cracking down on Internet usage just in March. You trust your employees, and that trust is part of […]