Most leaders I speak with in regards to the subject of micromanaging will tell you that they don't. They believe in "empowering their people to make decisions". However, when I dig deeper and ask employees if they are micromanaged, many say, "yes". Their typical response sounds like this, "I just wish they (the leader) would trust me to do my job."
Green Bay, Wis. – (August 10, 2017) – Prophit, a full-service communication company located in Green Bay, Wisconsin, announces the addition of a new staff member, Lauren Hitt.
So many folks out there are just waiting for the “right time” to do something. They patiently wait, hoping their lot in life will change. They wait, hoping for a promotion at work. They wait, hoping the economy will improve. They wait, hoping someone will point them in the right direction. They wait, hoping all the bits and pieces of their life will fall into place.
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It probably is no surprise that at my house, we support entrepreneurial efforts. I think every person has experimented in this spirit when they operated their first lemonade stand on a neighborhood corner. For generations, kids have been setting up stands on busy intersections with the hopes of generating some cash for candy, useless trinkets and other major kid essentials.
So, you've heard a lot about building a healthy culture, but you don't know where to begin? That's what I hear a lot of when speaking about this often mysterious topic. Everyone seems to understand that a healthy company culture is imperative, but few know where to begin.
Do you ever stop and think about how this fast-paced world affects our relationships? With more and more types of technology competing for our attention (Pinterest, LinkedIn, Facebook, Twitter, blogs, email) our minds need to process more information in less time.
Culture is such an elusive word for so many. It's a concept that is only reserved for the big companies. Or is it? Simply put, culture is comprised of beliefs that employees share. They base their decisions upon these beliefs which dictates their behavior and decision making. In other words, culture = behavior.
Happy 4th of July holiday week everyone! I love patriotism! America, the brave, the true and apple pie, baseball and lemonade and all that cool American stuff. I don't take our freedom for granted. Anyone reading this who has served in the armed forces I give you a heartfelt, thank you! You have created a culture of patriotism through your selfless service. We are indebted to you.
Culture is described as a feeling your brand portrays to your customers. This feeling can happen naturally, but when executed this way, you usually do not get a desirable result. Good news! It can be methodically planned and executed. Yes, it can happen, you can plan a winning culture that gets results. To understand this, let's explore what makes up a healthy culture.