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Why isn't anyone accountable on my team? 5 reasons why...

"I wish my team were more accountable!" When we ask managers - what is your greatest challenge in leading and managing your direct reports?  - poorly accountable team members is one of the most common responses. When people are more accountable for their own work, results and the decisions they make, their organization becomes much more effective. […]

$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), […]

Featured Success Story: Bazz Houston Project Team

Teamwork, Respect, Integrity, Commitment, Excellence, Opportunity These are words that appear on the shirts and walls at Bazz Houston, and these are words the company and its associates live by. Bazz Houston International (BHI) is a successful, innovative metal-forming contract manufacturer in Garden Grove, CA with a facility also in Mexico. BHI has been working […]

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

Do you produce amazing results? 9 Tips and Tactics 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 personally and professionally? Focusing can create incredible results.  Not focusing - procrastinating, reacting, distractions - results in very […]

Featured Success Story: Creating a Strategy for Sales Team Member Success

Kevin  Kevin is Parts Manager at a leading trucking products and services company.  He used techniques from “10 Ways to Increase Morale and Motivation” to craft an improvement strategy for one of his sales team. Diagnosing the problem The sales team member was underperforming compared to his colleagues.  Kevin met with him to understand what […]

What You Can Do to Inspire Innovation

Any successful business must be able to come up with new ideas and ways to implement them, in order to keep operations, products and services fresh. Innovation is about improving something that has come before. Innovation increases efficiency, convenience and effectiveness, and companies who innovate best have the best chance of success. Three barriers to […]

Featured Success Story: Increasing Ownership to Reduce Fulfillment Mistakes

Devon O'Donnell Devon is Director of Operations at Eye/Comm, the premier full service communications company headquartered in Santee.  He had a challenge in that his fulfillment department was regularly making mistakes, resulting in unhappy customers and/or rushed shipping charges. Fixing the problem Devon evaluated both members of the fulfillment team and identified their strengths and […]
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