Archive: November 2021

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Building a “Giving” Team

As leaders, we all can appreciate a little, or a lot of help in performing our work responsibilities. In a fast-paced, demanding work environment, most leaders have a lot to do and...

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How to Motivate Your Team as a Project Manager

Managing multiple projects, budgets, and tasks is essential for a manager to be effective, but these responsibilities shouldn’t overshadow the importance of team morale and engagement. Research notes only 15 percent of...

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Leading the Tired Team

Jim Collins’ definition of the Stockdale Paradox teaches us that our faith that we will prevail in the end must be balanced with confronting the brutal facts of a situation—and given the...

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The 3 Key Elements to an Employee-Retention Strategy

Retaining your team is crucial to your organization’s success. Here’s what you can lose if your workforce members leave: Money: Turnover costs one-half to two times one person’s salary. Morale: With people...

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How to Manage and Engage Your Factory Workers

According to a new report by Deloitte and the Manufacturing Institute, 1.4 million factory worker jobs have been eliminated, completely wiping out a decade of job growth in the manufacturing sector. To...