Category Archives: Management

When the Biggest Problem is the People

A day in a dysfunctional office can feature more drama than a soap opera: coworker conflict, gum-flapping gossips, turf wars that are entrenched in the culture and demanding divas of either gender, just to name a few. Continue reading

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3 Proven Management Techniques That Work in Any Business: Identify the ‘Influencers’ on Your Front Lines, CEO Advises

In business, the only thing that matters is what works, says Peder Johnsen, a third-generation specialist in senior living communities. Continue reading

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Rein in Runaway Projects

One of the biggest barriers to any project’’s success is “scope creep”— – changing requirements that come without corresponding budget and deadline adjustments. The key to managing that is to stay in control. First, define objectives. In writing, set out … Continue reading

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What to Say to a Procrastinator

Communicate directly with employees who drag their feet. Continue reading

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Make “Face time” Pay Off

If you don’t already hold weekly one-on-one meetings with your team members, you’re missing out on an opportunity to engage with them and to keep them engaged. Continue reading

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Quick tip: Delegate Tasks You Struggle With

Quick tip: Delegate Tasks You Struggle With Continue reading

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Calculate when to add staff

Adding more staff isn’t always the right solution when the workload rises. Continue reading

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