If you are satisfied with mediocre performance, this article isn't for you. However, if you want to drive results like never before, you need to develop your team like never before. A critical skill for team development is feedback. Read on to find 3 tips that will transform how you approach feedback.
Everyone's had that awkward moment where they've forgotten something in front of an audience. Thankfully, leaders can flip this problem upside down for their employees by helping them capitalize on the effects of Social Facilitation.
Bitesize LLC, a behavior-change company, wants you to rethink your relationships with customers and clients. This company, which has helped clients in the sales, safety, and healthcare industries through innovative technology, has a bold, fresh assertion: Knowledge is meaningless without behavior change.
Companies bleed thousands of dollars because of conflict. A CPP Human Capital Report found "U.S. employees spend 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict, equating to approximately $359 billion in paid hours." When employees and managers don't handle conflict well, it can lead to greater costs from hiring, turnover, and training.
The times in marketing are changing, and businesses are working like mad men to make needed adjustments. "Mad men," in fact, is an appropriate term; it was coined in the fifties (more recently popularized by the TV drama Mad Men) to describe advertisers on Madison Avenue in New York City. As the popularity of TV and radio grew, advertisers in the fifties and sixties had to learn to effectively take advantage of those changes—much like today.
The obstacles between starting your company and reaching a successful exit may seem overwhelming. That’s because they areoverwhelming! There are countless things that cause startups to fail. We’ve chosen to highlight 33 of them, because knowing is half the battle, and 33 was how many our graphic designer illustrated before he fell despondent with the realization that his side entrepreneurial effort, Sandburger Inc (still in stealth mode), was on a slow march toward death #28.
Seat belts! Why do we hate such an amazing invention? It’s been thoroughly proven to save thousands of lives—and it literally takes seconds to engage. We have been taught over and over how important it is—from Vince & Larry (the Crash Test Dummy’s), to horrific driver’s ed movies that have scarred our psyche’s forever. Then why is it so hard to create such a simple habit for something that provides so much value? Let’s examine our nation’s failures to impact this behavior over the past century—and see why training may not be the silver bullet we all think it is.
Your company faces a threat, and you probably don't realize it. What threatens the success of your company? Training.
How could training be the downfall of your company? Employers and CEO's try to find a way to get training done as fast as possible, efficient training. Training that is efficient, unfortunately, is the enemy of effective learning.