Archive | December, 2012

How To Melt a Grinch’s Heart

“It could be his head wasn’t screwed on just right. It could be, perhaps that his shoes were too tight. But I think that the most likely reason of all May have been that his heart was two sizes too small” -Dr. Seuss This time of year we may call them “the grinch,” but you […]

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Remembering Why You Hired People

Why do you hire new employees? Ok, this seems like an obvious question, and no, it isn’t a trick. We hire people because we have assignments that need to be completed, sales to be made, products to be created, manufactured, shipped, and billed. We hire people to be productive; to get work done. Yet, that’s […]

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Who’s Really Writing Your Performance Appraisal

The best leaders I know have one song stuck in their head as they enter performance appraisal season. “I can’t get no satisfaction?  Nope “You can’t always get what you want?”  I sure hope not. I see them humming, that old Christmas classic,  “Do you Hear What I Hear?” Where The Input Begins Great performance […]

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