Category Archives: Employees

Hire them and keep them

It’s no secret. One of the biggest successes of a business is its people.┬áIt can also be one of the biggest blunders. How can you tell which one it will be when you hire a new employee? Unless you’ve got … Continue reading

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Write this down

Today’s lesson requires a little work on your part. Take out a piece of paper and something to write with. Think of a decision you are about to make. It can be about the next person you are going to … Continue reading

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The first step

Your company may not be big enough. You may not have the luxury of time. You may not have hundreds of applicants to choose from. But should any of those excuses compromise your standards of selecting the right fit candidate? … Continue reading

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Show Ready

Are you “show ready”? Is everything in place? Are all the elements (script, lighting, scenery, props, actors) ready to play their part? If not, what’s missing? When it comes to having a successful show in a business, start by communicating … Continue reading

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Forethought or afterthought

Your choice. Either plan and prepare ahead of time, or wonder what went wrong after the fact. There is an old Norwegian proverb that says, “The afterthought is good, but the forethought is better.” Are your employees considered an afterthought? … Continue reading

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