Smell the Coffee

In our free market society, we succeed by creating value in the lives of other people. Whatever product or service you are a part of delivering, you must give people more value in their minds than the price they are paying you. I find that in my own business, I enjoy delivering a high level product or […]

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Employee Development: Building Loyalty Through Retention and Engagement

During the past few decades, there has been a significant shift in how companies manage employees—and consequently—how employees manage their careers. Loyalty was once a strong retention attribute associated with successful companies, but in many circles, it is now a fleeting memory. Older generations once enjoyed long-lived careers within a single business, but this pattern […]

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Question of the Month: What Type of Holiday Bonus Will You Give Your Employees This Year?

The holiday season is the perfect time to show employees that their hard work throughout the year is appreciated. From cash to extra time off, there are a wide variety of options to let your workforce know you’re grateful. So, for our November question of the month, we want to know what type of holiday […]

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Teamwork Lessons from Football Legends

If there were a national championship for workplace team performance, would your team be in it to win it—or would they miss the playoffs? While individual achievement is important, teamwork is critical to a company’s success. So, how do you get your workers to pull together as a team? Take some tips from these professional football […]

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An Unlikely War Hero

Recently, I read about the exploits of a man who served during World War II who may well have had more to do with the allied victory than any other single person. Abraham Wald used his talents, abilities, and gifts to save countless lives and turn the tide of the war. He did not serve in […]

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