Posts Tagged: management best practices

Why Your Power Stance May Not Be as Important as Your Ability to Engage Your Employees

The concept of power stances has garnered a lot of attention in the business world. These are poses a person takes – how they position their body – that, some researchers claim, can increase the feeling of power, self-confidence, resolve, and, as a result, make a person a better leader. Power stances may help to… Read More »

Great Books on Leading Highly Productive Teams

Teamwork is the key to an innovative and productive workforce. Collaboration among a group of people simply generates more ideas and accomplishes more than any one person can do alone. But it takes real leadership skills to enable a team of diverse people to work together. Here are some books with advice on how to… Read More »

Simple Tips to Help You Become the Leader Your Employees Want

You want to have employees who are motivated, productive and innovative. You know that there are many different kinds of incentives to help with this – from salary, benefits and professional growth opportunities to a supportive company culture. But motivating employees begins with you, the person in charge. If you want employees who work hard… Read More »

Tips for Outsourcing Your Recruiting Function

Finding the right talent for your company is a constant struggle. The talent shortage is as large as ever. To help find the right talent, some companies have decided to outsource their recruiting efforts. Is this the way to go for your company? There is no definite answer to the question. It all depends on… Read More »

Wellness Programs and Employee Productivity

If you work in human resources, and your company does not have a wellness policy, it might be well worth looking into because of the benefits to efficiency and productivity of employees, not to mention having healthier and happier people. Especially with the less than healthy economy, stress has definitely become a big issue for… Read More »

Five Tips for Setting Yearly Goals for Your Team

It’s well known that those who set goals — deciding upon them and then writing them down — have a great chance of achieving them. If you’d like to put together some goals for your team at work, here are some suggestions on how to do so. The best kind of goals to set are… Read More »