The growth and ultimate success of any business is not how good their product or service is; the true fuel of a success story begins and ends with the people who make it all happen. And they will only make “it” happen if they CARE about what they do and who they are doing it….
If you are like many savvy leaders today, you understand how important it is to understand and protect your culture. A culture survey, when done properly, will reveal what your employees think are the values, beliefs, attitudes, and behaviors that are in place on a daily basis at work. Your corporate culture determines employee participation,….
CCWCC. These 5 letters stand for 5 essential traits that every successful executive today needs to embody. Courage. An executive needs the courage to speak out against conventional thinking, to innovate, and be unafraid to voice an unpopular, but true, opinion. Conviction. If you want to convince anyone that you are right, you must be….
The development of talent in the corporate world is a very high priority for leaders and rising stars in the workplace. Leaders want the best, and rising stars want to become the best and coaching can bring out the best in the committed professional. One-on-one coaching is very popular because a coach can really get….
With a multicultural and increasingly diverse workforce, communications skills are more important than ever. If you find yourself working with someone who isn’t quite fluent in your language and comes from a very different culture background, you may have difficulty communicating with them. Remember that the language barrier goes both ways. If you are frustrated….
Now that we have celebrated the holiday of Thanksgiving, remember to bring this concept back to work. Reach out and make an ordinary day into something more memorable by thanking someone for the small things they do. Business Stamina offers dynamic, energizing, and effective executive team coaching and alignment services to help companies and individuals….
A great message that many of us grew up hearing: You’re special just the way you are. But this is a fact that can easily be forgotten with all the books and tips (like this one!) on how to be “better”. There is nothing more important than knowing and being you, especially when you are a….
We often think of inspiration and motivation to be interchangeable concepts; the reality is that they are related yet very different. You can “motivate” your employees to do their work, or you can “inspire” them with seeing how they contribute. When you motivate someone, you are pushing them to do something. The external impetus-motivation to….
Um, this email is all about, ah, how you, um, communicate with, er, others. When you’re speaking with your co-workers, manager, and customers, it’s vitally important that you can clearly communicate with them. There are two traps that we can fall into that prevent us from doing so. First, little verbal ticks, like um, uh, like,….
The tempting thing about the status quo is that it is easy. It requires no work, no effort, and no courage. It can be comfortable, and this is a huge danger to the workplace. You want your employees to be active, to constantly be growing. You want a courageous workforce who will push themselves and….