Motivating a remote employee

Featured Success Story: Motivating a Remote Employee

 Greg P. Greg is a Director in a firm that develops and implements specialized programs for strategic communications, public involvement and community relations.  He leads the Transportation and Infrastructure Practice and divides his time between the San Francisco and San Diego offices.  Greg’s team members, for the most part, work remotely. Greg implemented techniques from multiple[…]

Managing time for amazing results

Manage Your Time for Amazing Results! 9 Tips and Tactics.

Do you produce amazing results? We all have the same number of minutes in the day as the Pope, Bill Gates, and Elon Musk.  Are you using those minutes to create amazing results in your professional and personal life? Mark Sanborn, in his session on “Managing time for maximum results”, teaches that focused attention beats[…]

Not accountable

Why isn’t anyone accountable on my team? 5 reasons why…

“I wish my team were more accountable!” When people are more accountable for their own work, results and the decisions they make, their organization becomes much more effective. If you want your team to be great rather than mediocre, you need to hold yourself and others accountable for actions, decisions, time milestones and quality of work. […]

Understanding the FOR WHOM and the WHY

Featured Success Story: Keeping the FOR WHOM and the WHY in mind…

  Chip Lindgren Chip Lindgren is Founder and CEO of A.G. Scientific, a leading San Diego based biochemical supplier for the life science marketplace.  He has implemented a process of helping his team understand the FOR WHOM and and the WHY of the work they perform, giving them greater satisfaction and developing passion within the workplace.[…]

Raising engagement

Featured Success Story: Higher Involvement leads to Higher Engagement

  Joe Campbell Joe Campbell is Design Engineering Manager at InterTrade Industries, the world class full service custom thermoformer based in Westminster.  He applied principles from the session “How to Increase Workplace Performance” to raise engagement and reduce delays within his team. ITI employs CNC programmers who program the machines that make the mold tooling used[…]

Leadership Vision 1

3 Skills for Leadership Vision Success

Use these 3 skills to define and execute your leadership vision. Executing leadership vision may be among the toughest core competencies for leaders to develop. To successfully execute your leadership vision, you must be able to define the vision, strategy, and tactical plan for your organization, and then effectively communicate it to your team in[…]

How You Can Inspire Innovation In Your Team

Inspire innovation in your company culture to create competitive advantage and long-term growth. If you’re anything like I was, you’ve read articles about the innovation greats in the business world with a whole lot of respect and perhaps a bit of jealousy. How is it that some companies seem to have innovation ingrained in their[…]

critical thinking efficiencies

Featured Success Story: Two’s Efficient, Three’s a Crowd!

  Donnie Foster Donnie Foster is Director of Operations at R.D. Engineering & Construction, the leading general construction, engineering, and telecommunication services company based in El Cajon. During a recent round of site visits he applied critical thinking to the status quo which delivered major efficiencies. On one particular type of job which has traditionally[…]

Featured Success Story: How to reprioritize, refocus, and save 8 hours a week!

 Chasen Wendt A recent Bullet Proof Manager session focused on 10 Ways to Increase Morale and Motivation. We examined the 5 reasons people aren’t performing at peak performance at work. Reason #1 is that they don’t know what they are supposed to do. They may be generally aware of priorities and expectations but over time,[…]

Strategic Change

8 Rules for Making Change Stick

   Dr. Terry Paulson, Author of “Paulson on Change” In a recent study almost 35% of executives predicted drastic change within their organization within the next year.  The majority admitted most change efforts in the past had failed.  At the same time too many businesses aren’t changing enough:  big investments in old systems, fixation with[…]