Great Managers Are Made Not Born should be the mantra for any organization. Creating great managers through training and education leads to a more successful company and happier employees.
Office morale is one area that is seldom focused upon and yet office morale is a huge part of company culture.… Continue reading
When you are one of the few great managers and you have jobs to do it is very easy to overlook the instructions you need to accomplish the task. A course in Mental Prosperity, Learn to Win success training makes good managers great.
I was working with a car dealership a while back and the dealer hired me to ‘motivate’ his staff, saying sales were not progressing as they should. Well, my first question in my mind asked, sales are not progressing as they should? Who said they should and why, but I did not ask the dealership this. Instead I asked what they were doing to move sales ahead and they explained their current motivation. It was basically what all sales companies do and that was incentivizing the sales process.
When I asked what that meant they said, every month we offer the lead sales person a new prize or gift if they finish atop the leader board. I then asked, over the last several months, how many of your 23 sales people have won? They told me it was basically the same three people over and over.
Interesting, isn’t it? What is your thought on this right now? Is that a good thing or not? Here is my in-post poll: The fact that the same 3 sales people are always winning the monthly sales board is because: A: They are using the wrong incentives B: Those sales people have been there the longest C: Those sales people are just the best sales people D: fill this in for yourself 😉
Just an interesting poll. If you would send me your answers I would love that! email@example.com
But when I delved deeper into the why here is what I found; Continue reading
How do great managers do it? When all of the rest struggle…
Well, I think Richard Branson might be a great person to comment on how to continue being successful – It’s all about finding people smarter than you, getting them to join your business and giving them good work,… Continue reading
How can you tell if your managers are any good?
Isn’t it strange that most people don’t know when their manager is a bad manager? When you look at all of the most recent information you have to be appalled that 82% of all managers are no good. That means… Continue reading
How do I get promoted and other random employee thoughts
Once upon a time we were all taught that if you worked hard, performed well at your job that you would get rewarded with either a raise, promotions, even a thing called recognition. The end.
Yes, the end indeed. What… Continue reading
MANAGEMENT 101 ep 207 Great Manages are Made Not Born
As I worked with a client yesterday we shared how their job was going. They talked of all the changes that happened over the last month, how they felt about it, what they needed and what they were trying… Continue reading
You will never get the right answer until…
I have been training and teaching people for over thirty years and I still struggle with some of the most basic concepts of communication. Maybe you do to. One of these areas is, I struggle with getting the right answer to questions… Continue reading