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Are you celebrating top employees?

Did you know that leaders in successful companies devote more than 50% of their time to sourcing top performing employees for the business?

As a small business owner that can seem pretty daunting. After all, we’re wearing multiple hats and juggling so many responsibilities as it is!

The good news is… Continue reading

How to Stop Employee Drama

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Many business owners I talk to are very frustrated with employee drama. A question I hear over and over is, “Why can’t employees just get along with one another and do their jobs?” Often, business owners are blind to their own role in perpetuating the drama among employees. That was the case with Dr. Jones. Continue reading

Attracting & Keeping the Best Employees for Your Entry-Level Positions

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Do you have entry-level positions that you struggle to keep filled?

Many small business owners find it difficult to fill entry-level positions. There is a lot competition for labor for unskilled positions and that can often leave small business owners feeling pressured  to compete with wages paid by larger employers in their area. When you are maxing out on the wages you can afford to pay an entry-level employee and still remain profitable, it’s time to consider other perks. Continue reading

Become the ‘Yoda’ of Your Market: 4 Ways Transformational Leadership Gives You a Competitive Advantage

 by Dr. James Cummings

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I was recently having a discussion with a colleague about leadership and growing my business.  When I used the phrase, “transformational leadership” I was asked, “what’s that?”  Continue reading

Capturing the Hearts of Your Employees

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“Great attitude”
“Dependable”
“Self-motivated”
“Wants our business to be successful”
“Looks for ways to help instead of waiting on me to tell them what to do”
“Someone with similar values who cares about the mission of our team”

These are all descriptions business owners use when asked to describe their “dream” employee.

Yet, too often, business owners feel stuck with employees who fall very short of these descriptors. You may find yourself with a couple of good employees plus a number of employees show up, do some work, but don’t give it their all. In fact, there’s a word for this—“presenteeism.” These are employees who punch the clock and collect their paycheck. They wait for you to tell them what to do, then do a mediocre job with what you have asked of them. Continue reading

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