Confronting Employees: Unmotivated

I was a college student who just happened to have the highest seniority in a store that had endured (barely) without a manager for nearly eight months.  I held no training, really in anything, considering I honestly had originally only intended this to be a part-time summer gig; a first and only intended experience in the world of retail.… Read More

Utilizing your Past Relationships to Embrace Your Present Success

Feb 14, 2015 If you are anything like me you find yourself reliving the trials of your past and how you should have reacted to them, more often than you, or I, care to admit.  You find yourself cringing at a past peer, or laughing at the memory of a great employee all while you are… Read More

5 Simple Tips to Cool Off Team Burn Out

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… Read More

Using your Staff

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… Read More