Aug 28, 2014

Sharing the Wealth

Share the Wealth
Ask anyone who works for anyone else: the best bosses are inclusive!Read more +
Aug 26, 2014

"What Are the Important Decisions?" - Steve Norris

"What are the important decisions?" - Steve Norris
The most important decisions I make as a leader are how I treat people. You know, we’re a company, we’re here to make a profit, we’re here to do good work, but really it has to do with relationships.Read more +
Aug 21, 2014

Elevator Operator

Elevator Operator
Bruce Renfroe, an elevator operator in New York City, quickly came to recognize the same somber faces riding his elevator every day. The passengers rarely spoke or even acknowledged one another. Bruce Renfroe took action.Read more +
Aug 19, 2014

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community

Restoring Homes to Restore a Community (Kimberly)
When other companies might be inclined to tear down an old house, the Renner Project chooses to restore it.Read more +
Aug 14, 2014

"As a Manager, How Do You Interact With Your Employees?" — J. B. Wood

"As a Manager, How do You Interact With Your Employees?" - JB Wood
It's very easy to forget that our team and the people reporting to us and working for us are just that . . . they're people. And people—I don't care who you are—deep down they want to be acknowledged, they want to be appreciated.Read more +
Aug 12, 2014

"How Do You Effectively Develop Your Employees?" - Boyd Clarke

"How Do You Effectively Develop Your Employees?" - Boyd Clarke
One of the things that I have valued more than anything else, as an attribute of a manager, is transparency. It's the desire to be open, not to have hidden agendas, but to able to deal with people in a straight forward a manner as is possible.Read more +
Aug 7, 2014

Theory vs. Experience

Theory vs. Experience
That year, for his six-month sabbatical, instead of hitting the speakers' circuit, Dr. Coleman took an unusual path: He spent two months digging ditches . . . two months in a kitchen . . . and two months as a lumberjack.Read more +
Aug 5, 2014

"How Has Your Work Ethic Changed Over the Years?" - Boyd Clarke

"How Has Your Work Ethic Changed Over the Years?" - Boyd Clarke
We live in a culture that tends to value youth, energy, and new ideas. There's not necessarily anything wrong with this, provided we don't forget the value of experience.Read more +
Aug 1, 2014

When in Doubt, Sweep

When in Doubt, Sweep
A grocery manager gave a young man his first job. Eager to please, the new employee would rush through every task. Then he would say: "What can I do now?"Read more +
Jul 24, 2014

"How Does God View the Bottom Line?" - Boyd Clarke

"How Does God View the Bottom Line?" - Boyd Clarke
It's not my money. It's somebody else's money that I am called to manage in their interest. In our modern work environment, we call that being a fiduciary. I have to understand that the money I am managing is not mine; it's the shareholders.Read more +

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