How to Keep Your Best Employees from Quitting

Times were tough – they still are. So you cut back on your training budget and you backed off your employee development programs because let’s face it, it was that or layoffs. Your employees understood – they all nodded their heads in the company...
25 Tools Every Manager Should Know

25 Tools Every Manager Should Know

BOOKS The 7 Habits of Highly Effective People How to Win Friends and Influence People The 21 Irrefutable Laws of Leadership: Follow Them and People Will Follow You The One Minute Manager The Five Dysfunctions of a Team The Trusted Advisor First, Break all the Rules:...

How to Interview – 4 Key Tips for Avoiding Bad Hires

Several years ago I managed a team of engineers at a consulting firm. To account for some substantial growth, we decided to add an additional person to my team. We did the usual recruiting – we posted the job, screened resumes and brought in a bunch of (we hoped)...