In case you didn’t know it the “room at the top” of the corporate ladder is continuing to shrink in 2013. The vacancies are few and far between as many older workers are fiercely holding on to their traditional management roles.
I cannot think of any industry that is not going through a lot of change right now. Recently, I’ve been spending a lot of time working with healthcare organizations and “change” has been a real area of focus for our working relationship. Many people in organizations find change difficult. Today, I want to tell you a story…
A family-owned and run business can be a fantastic place to work “if” the owners get it right.
In a highly competitive job market it’s tempting to adopt an “I’ll take anything attitude.” Bad idea.
What happens if you actually get a job that you don’t really want? It’s a lose-lose situation, neither you or your employer will end up happy.
Imagine if your 20-something daughter comes home for a family dinner and tells you that her boss (who you knew to be about your age) is in the habit of slamming things down and yelling at her in anger, what would your advice be?
Today’s post is from Stacy Dymalski an author, blogger, comedian, talk show host, award-winning corporate speaker, filmmaker and busy mom of two teenage sons. Check out Stacy’s blog here.
Name two things that you do at home that have to be done “just so”. Now say, ”why?”
Perhaps the lawn has to be mowed this way because it “looks better,” OR maybe the dishwasher has to be loaded “just so” because you can get more in it.
Most businesses start well, people are optimistic, everything is fresh and new, but left unchecked things can begin to slowly and subtly unravel and decay. Have you found yourself in this situation before?
Do you find yourself repeatedly insisting that other people in your workplace need to” be accountable” and start pulling their own weight? Perhaps it’s time to pause for a moment and stop looking outwards?
It is one thing to have accountability education and quite another to follow-through with what was learned. Real leaders use the tools of accountability like Clear Agreements and Looking Back worksheets to continuously learn.
Perhaps you are sick and tired of management and you are thinking of branching out and starting your own business. There are a couple of things you should be aware of when it comes to starting your own business.
“Why does it now seem that a rush to judgment is the new adrenaline of our society?”