Toxic Bosses Display These 4 Arrogant Behaviors

Behaviors of Toxic Bosses

Having had such a crucial role in managing and developing leaders for over 20 years, we’ve seen first hand the toxic behaviors that ruin organizations and drive staff away. This article discusses four of them. Here we go. 1. They Set Unrealistic Goals and Expectations. The difference between a good and toxic boss can often […]

3 Traits of Managers Who Keep Their Staff

Traits of Managers Who Keep Their Staff

It’s a common tune that people leave managers, not companies. Jim Clifton from Gallup says, “The single biggest decision you make in your job — bigger than all of the rest — is who you name manager. When you name the wrong person manager, nothing fixes that bad decision. Not compensation, not benefits — nothing.” So, what traits do good leaders […]

Apply These Four Agreements To Show Up Better at Work

The Four Agreements

Mexican author, Don Miguel Ruiz is most famous for his book, The Four Agreements, which uses ancient Toltec wisdom to offer readers a powerful code of conduct to free themselves from self-limiting beliefs and find personal freedom, happiness and joy. Whether you’ve read or heard of it before, you’ll find that it offers great insights […]

4 Books Warren Buffett Recommends You Read to Become Smarter

Books Warren Buffett Recommends

Wrote Buffett once said, “Read 500 pages every day. That’s how knowledge works. It builds up, like compound interest.”  He has reportedly been known to spend up as much as six hours of his day reading. So, what does he recommend? This article shows 4 books he’s recommended in the past. Here we go. 1. […]

3 Ways You Can Make Your Business More Profitable and Efficient in 2021

Make Your Business More Profitable and Efficient

The Coronavirus has probably imposed more challenges to running a business than any other single event in recent history. However, while the external pressures may be great, many companies are still handicapping themselves by not effectively running the most basic internal systems.  If you follow these 3 steps that relate to improving your leadership and […]

This Study Says You’ve Been Thinking About Time Management All Wrong

Time Management Study

It’s a common perception that time management and productivity are the keys to success in our professional and personal life’s. However, what do the actual academic studies say?  Well, some researchers at Concordia University recently conducted a meta-analysis study, which asked the question: “Does time management work?” From their findings of analysing over 150 studies […]

Want to Get the Most out of Your Employees? Try Giving Feedback Like This

Employee Feedback

Brendon Burchard, author of the book, High-Performance Habits, has a quote that says, “Consistency in receiving feedback is the hallmark of consistent growth.” The way to get the most out of your employees is to provide them with consistent feedback, which pushes their performance to the next level. However, the feedback that people need isn’t […]

How to Identify Your Personal Brand in 4 Steps

How to Identify Your Personal Brand

In today’s digital world, having a personal brand is absolutely crucial for anyone from large company executives to start-up founders and even employees.  The fact is that when people have problems they need solved, they’ll turn to those people who first pop in their minds as someone who can help. The better you are at […]

5 Valuable Marketing Lessons We Can Learn From 2020

Lessons We Can Learn From 2020

2020 was one of those years where most people would rather just move on and forget that ever happened. However, if you don’t take the time for reflection, you’ll miss the opportunity for growth, and it’s always your toughest moments that have the greatest lessons. As Arnold Schwarzenegger has said, “Strength does not come from […]

These Are the 4 Types of Managers Employees Hate

Managers Employees Hate

It’s a common adage that people leave managers, not companies. However, what are the common traits that really disgruntle employees? This article discusses four of them. Here we go.  1. Managers Who Undervalue Their Employees Employees get upset when their managers don’t value them as people, their contribution or their growth. Rather than being seen […]