Category Archives: Human Resources

Are the Employees on Your Payroll an Investment or your Biggest Expense?

If you are a small business owner you likely have 4 types of employees on your payroll. If you have two of these 4 types of employees on your payroll, they are the slow kiss of death for your business. … Read more

1 Simple Way to Get More from Your Top Performing Employees

You’ve invested a lot in attracting top-performing A-Player employees. You’re building a team of rock stars. Every time you hire, you’re hiring up, replacing mediocre employees with top-performers with the intention of getting 9-12 times the productivity from those A- … Read more

Try this to Discover YOUR Pool of Ideal Employees

                Are you short-staffed, wondering where your next employee will come from? Are you frustrated by the quality of applicants? What you may not realize is that the opportunity to work for you … Read more

Avoid These Costly Mistakes When Onboarding New Employees

Payroll is one of the biggest expenses in small business. Most small business owners are not getting their money’s worth from the investment they are making in employees. Taking steps to optimize employee performance directly impacts your profit. Consider this… … Read more

Short and Sweet Meetings that Motivate Employees and Drive Profit

  Do you ever wonder if the meetings you have with employees are effective? See if this sounds familiar… You hold a meeting intending to motivate employees and get everyone working together as a team to do their best. You … Read more

WARNING: Don’t Coach THESE Employees

Have you ever wondered if you can “rehabilitate” an employee? Many business owners spend lots of time trying. There are some employees you can not “rehabilitate.” Read on… Sabrina, I have an employee who performs well sometimes, but other times … Read more

Attracting and Keeping the Best Employees

If you’ve been struggling to attract qualified applicants to fill open positions in your business, rest assured, you are not alone. In fact, many small business owners across the country have this struggle as they compete with corporate America for … Read more

1 Strategy to Get Employees Thinking for Themselves

    Does it ever feel like you could get more done, if only you had fewer interruptions? Because you’re the business owner, you tend to be “the one who knows how to do everything” in the business.  It’s tempting … Read more

1 Easy Way to Fill Entry-Level Positions with Great Employees

Do you find yourself in the position of constantly hiring for entry-level positions, and feeling frustrated by the poor quality of the applicants? Many small business owners struggle to fill entry-level positions with great employees. Competition for labor often leaves … Read more

Your Employees will LOVE You for This

How would you describe your dream employee? Maybe with descriptions like the following: “Great attitude” “Dependable” “Self-motivated” “Wants our business to be successful” “Looks for ways to help instead of waiting on me to tell them what to do” “Someone … Read more

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