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Constructive criticism of an employee

Constructive criticism of an employee

Posted on November 14, 2017 by in Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

To learn how to constructively criticize an employee’s job performance involves the skills of tact, understanding and patience. As a manager, you must adopt ways to both boost morale and to solve the problem.

If someone on your staff is having trouble setting priorities, meeting deadlines or accomplishing tasks, chances are that he or she is aware of the problem. … Continue reading

Networking can boost business

Posted on November 7, 2017 by in Business Management, Sales and Marketing with no comments

Personal or group networking is one of the best ways to promote yourself and your company. For many, it can be a fear-provoking experience, as walking into a room full of strangers can seem intimidating. Take comfort in the knowledge that many other networkers also share this fear.

Many times part of the fear surrounding networking involves letting your imagination … Continue reading

Good manager learns how to make priorities

Posted on November 2, 2017 by in Business & Strategic Planning, Business Management, Business Systems & Workflow Procedures, Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

Has your “to do” list has turned into a ball and chain that weighs you down throughout the day? You drag the list with you, and it never seems to get any lighter. Constant interruptions keep you from completing your tasks and crossing items off your list. This constant frustration can lead to chronic stress. Yet how do your coworkers … Continue reading

There’s an art to the setting of your goals

Posted on October 10, 2017 by in Business & Strategic Planning, Management & Leadership Skills with no comments

Goal setting is the art that makes everything else achievable. It gives you energy, focuses your talent and structures your time.

In order to be successful, you must be goal orientated. Once you have set goals, you have a script for meeting opportunities.

Success often begins with the mere existence of a commitment to improving yourself. Unfortunately, very few people … Continue reading

Improving customer service

Posted on October 3, 2017 by in Customer Service, Enhancing Customer Relations, General Interest with no comments

Practically every organization in today’s hyper-competitive marketplace claims that it “puts the customer first,” and every year we hear more slogans from companies trying to convince their customers – and themselves – that they really do believe in service.

But the reality is that few companies have a clear, comprehensive plan to achieve a high level of service quality in … Continue reading