I’ve shared a bit about some business basics no one talks about.In this post, I’d like to share another free activity business owners and managers can do to increase the company’s profitability without spending anything extra.The single, most effective (and free) way to increase profitability is through delegation.Yes. It’s something … [Read more...] about Delegation—The Single, Most Effective (and Free) Way to Increase Profitability
Management Resources to Help You Create More Value
Management is a profession and it's not for everyone. Managers are evaluated based on the results of their team (not their own) and retention of their team. Below are a collection of resources to help you become a better manager.
If there are things you can do to create better outcomes for your business, would you do it? Of course, you would. What if I also tell you that it won’t cost you anything extra, would that interest you further? Yes? Great. Before I tell you what to do, watch this video that has gone viral in the US. It’s … [Read more...] about Personality vs Behavior: Why Focusing on One is Detrimental (Find Out Which One)
Someone posted this in an HR group earlier this week and I just shook my head.HR is not confined only to enforcing company policies; it must also act as protector of employees, especially the R/F, from abusive managers, Supervisors and heads. To do this, (I am a firm believer) HR must be a high level function, preferably Directorial, not just … [Read more...] about What HR Gets Wrong
If you're a young and goal-oriented person trying to climb your way up the corporate ladder, this is a question I'm pretty sure crossed your mind.What does it mean to be good at your job?To some, this might even be a question you're asking yourself right now. Despite being confident in your skills and abilities, there comes a point where … [Read more...] about What Does It Mean to Be Good at Your Job
Managers often hire a person on their team on the basis of a person's credentials. While it may be one of the most common indicators, it is not the best indicator of a person's likelihood to achieve high performance. And I do not have to argue that achieving high performance is your goal as a manager, right? … [Read more...] about Credentials Are Not The Best Predictor of High Performance
Sitting in front of the computer the whole day and typing crazily as if you are the busiest person in the world may seem normal for most managers. However, let me be the first to tell you that that behavior is not effective.This post is not about arguing about a manager and a leader (personally I don't think there's a difference though). This is … [Read more...] about One Behavior You Do That Makes You a Boss and Not a Manager