Tunnel Vision- “What worked before will work again.” Why: Often managers are jinxed by their own experience bias. Seasoned managers with previous experience in surviving recessionary conditions are likely to follow “what worked before.” This is a common mistake and it is important for managers to understand that each recessionary environment is not the same, […]
Your reality if a function of your beliefs. You create your life according to the program (beliefs) in your mind, both conscious and unscious. Some of these “programs” are negative and self-sabotaging and operate automatically to interfere with the happiness and success you seek to create in your life. You cannot control that of which […]
Withholding Information Often managers are skeptical in revealing bad news regarding budget cuts, layoffs or changes they are forced to make in hard times. This is a fatal mistake and an easy one to avoid. There are three specific groups that management needs to address during recessionary conditions: employees, customers and vendors. The Wall Street […]
The Pursuit of Happiness BusinessWeek SmallBiz just published an article about the effects of positive psychology on business and how happiness helps business thrive. Our program helps people in many ways to improve their life. Happiness is something we all strive to achieve and can all beneift from, personally and professionally. Don’t you want to […]
Despite Cutbacks, Firms Invest in Developing Leaders: Companies Renew Focus on Employee Training, Betting That Strong Managers Will Help Through the Recovery By Dana Mattioli Despite layoffs and recession-starved budgets, many employers are investing in leadership-development programs, hoping not to be caught short of strong managers when the economy recovers. Identifying and grooming leaders is […]
Reality HR: David Noel on Self-Awareness as a Focus for Leadership Training David Noel is the CEO of Dual Temp Company in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The company is a mechanical contracting and service firm, performing Plumbing, Heating and Air Conditioning in the commercial and institutional market. While Dual Temp has grown since its birth in 1970, […]
This article, written by Jennifer Alsever, showcases Doc Holly’s guidance in dealing with bullies in the workplace.
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The EFFECT of STRESS Stress reacts physically in your body the same way “fight or flight” does. If you don’t “fight” or you don’t “flee” the stress will remain INSIDE your body and feed on it internally. Some people can physically move around to “trick” the body into believing the EXTERNAL threat is being […]
Leadership Postulate for this Blog: The Obama and McCain campaigns will both face stereotypes and prejudices as the election date draws closer. Because voters are faced with stereotypes from both political parties, voters will be forced to look at traits as they relate to leadership qualities in order to make their decision.
Leadership Postulate for this Blog: Each candidate’s leadership style will have a direct impact on his appeal to voters. The way in which they present themselves and their points of view is just as important as their actual opinion, as their method of working with others will be a direct indicator of their ability to […]