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[…]

Time for Amazing Results

Manage Your Time for Amazing Results!

Do you produce amazing results? You have the same number of minutes in the day as the President, the Pope, and Elon Musk.  Are you using those minutes to maximize your professional results and personal enjoyment? Mark Sanborn, in his session on “Managing time for maximum results”, teaches that focused attention beats brains & brawn every[…]

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[…]

Cost - Lack of Morale and Motivation

$400B Management Fail (10 steps you can take to avoid it)

Take back your company’s chunk of almost $400 Billion dollar lost in the U.S. Economy each year – or – Morale and Motivation:  How important are they and what can I do about it? by Jonathan Seitz I began my career as a manager within a volunteer organization. Later (after I entered the business world),[…]

Dissatisfied customers - who needs them?

Complaining Customers (Clients, Bosses) – WHO NEEDS THEM??

Turning Dissatisfied Customers Into Promoters   “It is not the employer who pays the wages. Employers only handle the money. It is the customer who pays our wages.” –  Henry Ford If we have a job or a business, we have customers (or clients*). Some of us connect directly with the customers that supply all of[…]