Managing a Negative Employee

We’ve all experienced it –the negative employee who never says anything positive and always anticipates the worst. Unfortunately, a single negative attitude spills over the rest of the team pretty quickly. It can: Lower morale Breed resentment Increase turnover Generate customer dissatisfaction Incur liabilities As you probably know from personal experience, working with a “Negative Nick or Nancy” is no …

5 Tips for Achieving Transparency in Business

Today’s immediate access to knowledge and data has created a demand for transparency in business.  Consumers are increasingly concerned with authenticity, as well as ethical business and buying habits.  The labor force cares about how an employer’s values align with theirs. Business leaders who hold themselves to a high standard move to front and center in a world where we …

How To Get Along With Your Coworkers — 7 Key Tips!

In all likelihood, you spend more time with your coworkers than with family and friends. So to make your life — especially your work-life — more productive, pleasant, and professional, getting along with your coworkers is a big deal. If we lived in a perfect world, it would be easy.  But we don’t live in a perfect world, and it …

Company Culture – It Begins with You

“Why is culture so important to a business? Here is a simple way to frame it. The stronger the culture, the less corporate process a company needs. When the culture is strong, you can trust everyone to do the right thing.”   — Brian Chesky, Co-founder, CEO of Airbnb  A company is defined by its culture. It sets the standard …