Science shows that just being in a boardroom can suck a person’s brainpower. In nature, however, distractions disappear. In Palo Alto, execs walk it out.
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There are actually 13 signs that an employee is about to quit. But there’s good news, too. And you can head it off and keep that high-performing employee.
Based on economist Brian Beaulieu's predictions and a survey of PEI members, next year looks good for manufacturers and distributors — no matter who wins the Nov. 8 U.S. presidential election.
An overlooked factor in payroll cost is the inability to control operating economics. Many distributors process too many orders, and many of those orders are of too little value.
A survey of more than 1,000 senior global execs across industries shows that nearly 60 percent of respondents are unhappy with their companies’ investments in leadership development.
Did you just steal your potential client’s bread plate? Is it OK to stay seated during introductions? Who should initiate a handshake? Send these business etiquette tips companywide. Your employees will thank you ... and maybe via handwritten card within 24 hours!
Got 15 minutes? Watch this "TED Talks" video to find out why hiring the "scrapper" might be better than hiring the "silver spoon."
Your most important business asset is your people. Are you snagging the best?
There are 16 personality types, according to the Myers Briggs Type Indicator. A quick, free, online test can help you determine your type ... and communicate better with co-workers.
Consider two businesses: one with a willy-nilly bonus possibility left to management's discretion, the other with a clear, structured incentive plan. Where would you rather work?