\'What do you want to be when you grow up,' was my first question as a manager to all my new hires. We would share a chuckle and then they would express to me their dreams. Perhaps it was the teacher in me, but that very night I would sit down at home to check to see … Continue reading 5 Job Skills You Can Take From Retail Into The “Real World”
It happens to everyone, even your brightest most valuable players will hit burn out every once and awhile. Although we would love to be the everlasting support and cheerleaders to every member of our team twenty four hours a day, seven days a week there will be times when our employee's motivation may fall … Continue reading 5 Simple Tips to Cool Off Team Burn Out
The role of manager feels so under appreciated, and believe it is. Though sometimes as managers we pusher ourselves beyond our means, feeling that by pulling more than our fair share of weight we are doing right by our team or our company. But what if I told you it's okay to step back, not … Continue reading Using your Staff
“When you talk, you are only repeating what you already know. But if you listen, you may learn something new.” -Dalai Lama XIV I have been actively working on my listening skills... A part of Lindaghill's one liner Wednesday.
So you have collected your network...now what? Take Notes-After each conversation write down a few unique attributes of this individual onto the card. This could range from appearance to conversation topics. Be sure to write down any unique facts that you think will be a common bonding premise, such as an interest in a similar hobby, … Continue reading Creating Connections:: Utilizing Business Cards