The Art of Professionalism

Growing up:   I grew up never really knowing what professionalism was. I came from a blue collar family that was more about living and acting in the moment according to the culture. We didn’t always consider our actions and how we should behave or what we should or shouldn’t say around others.   In […]

Five Things All Shift Leaders Need From Their Supervisors to Become a Rockstar

  The Shift Leaders Challenge: If you are a leader in the service industry, you fully understand how important our Shift Leaders are to our business.  Shift Leaders have a very challenging job.  They get to do much of the work and they don’t get to make many of the important decisions, yet they get […]

Five Ways to Raise Your Value in the Workplace

Keeping up with the Joneses isn’t good enough in today’s cutthroat business environment. You have to make an extra effort to stand out from the crowd and achieve professional success. In this post, we’ll look at five areas that, when properly developed, may make you an indispensible asset at work and help you realize your […]

I Wonder What It’s Like to Be the Head Honcho

What does it mean to be the head honcho? What does that even look like?   I think there is a popular generalization about what it means to be the person in charge. The person with the power to make decisions and direct other people. I also think that there is a false allure that […]

Be the Leadership Magnet, Or Fail…

In today’s highly competitive job market, attracting and retaining top talent is a critical objective for organizations aiming for success. The law of magnetism, a concept inspired by the principles of attraction, can be harnessed in the recruitment process by focusing on key aspects such as fair wages, a great culture, work-life balance, paid time […]

The 3 HUGE Obstacles That Keep You From Building a Great Team

As Ryan Holiday wrote in his book “The Obstacle Is the Way,” obstacles can be seen as opportunities to improve and grow. In the context of building a great team, there are certainly obstacles to overcome, but they can be viewed as chances to strengthen the team and its processes. It all Starts with PEOPLE: […]

The 4 Stages of Leadership Leverage in the Workplace

The 4 Stages of Leverage:   Sometimes if feels like the whole world is against you. Organizations can experience different stages of leadership leverage, each with its own challenges and opportunities. It can be a hard climb, but you can do it!   Lets take a look at the 4 stages you will need to […]

Ten Ways Ineffective Leaders Attract Ineffective Team Members

Ten Ways Ineffective Leaders Attract Ineffective Team Members   A team’s success and output are directly related to the quality of its leadership. However, ineffective leaders attract ineffective team members when they display negative attributes or engage in damaging actions. Most Ineffective leaders aren’t ineffective on purpose, they just have not yet purposely taken the […]

Creating a Win/Win Culture in The Workplace

  Friend or Foe:   “Friend or Foe” was a suspenseful TV game show that captivated audiences in the 1990s. The show pitted contestants against each other in a high-stakes game of trust and strategy. The primary objective of the game was to accumulate as much prize money as possible, but the catch was that […]