THE BOTTOM LINE

Want to Tame Top-Performer Turnover?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 10/18/18 7:45 AM

  

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Topics: Employee Retention Ideas, Employee Retention, Reducing Turnover

Worked Hard to Hire Them ... now, How to Keep Them.

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 10/11/18 7:56 AM

  

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Topics: Employee Retention Ideas, Employee Retention, Reducing Turnover

Don't leave CHANGE to Chance: Do's & Don'ts

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 10/4/18 11:50 AM

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Topics: Leading Change, Change Management, Managing Change

Managing Complexity - 6 Simple Steps

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 9/20/18 7:45 AM

 

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Topics: Management Skills

Most Meetings Suck: Want to Lead Meetings that Don't?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 7/18/18 7:15 AM

 

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Topics: Management Skills, Leading Effective Meetings

Beating Burnout?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 5/30/18 7:17 AM

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Topics: Employee Retention Ideas, Stress Reduction

Great Employees: Hard to Find...Harder to Keep?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 4/18/18 7:15 AM

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Topics: Employee Retention Ideas

Should I Stay or Should I Go?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 3/29/18 7:15 AM


 A TALK BEFORE THEY WALK

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Topics: Employee Retention Ideas

Coach Wooden Shares His Wisdom

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 3/14/18 7:00 AM

 

OK, I'll admit it, it's usually March before I start paying attention to college basketball. March Madness kicks off this week and I'm looking forward to seeing which team will be presented the John Wooden Trophy as National Champions. This trophy honors one of the most revered coaches in sports history. 

As a business leader, you understand the critical role that coaching plays in improving management skills. Why not learn from one of the best? Hope, you will find this Inc. Magazine article helpful & timely:

7 Leadership Lessons from John Wooden's Final Title 

  1. Never stop teaching, but keep it brief.
  2. No matter how successful you become, you'll deal with critics & loudmouths.
  3. Measure yourself on the maximation of potential, not necessarily the bottom-line result.
  4. When the light shines on you, deflect it to another who's deserving.
  5. You'll win with star performers who've learned humility.
  6. Don't hold grudges.
  7. Don't forget to have fun.
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Topics: Improving Business Coaching Skills

Want to Interview like a CEO?

Posted by Mike O'Neill on 2/28/18 7:00 AM

OK, we've all done it. At some point in an interview we've asked the candidate "what is your greatest weakness?". And yes, we hear some variant of "well...I'm kind of a perfectionist".  Blah, Blah, Blah! So, why ask questions that candidates are expecting us to ask? Might we learn from seasoned executives what works for them? 

If you would like to interview like a CEO, then hopefully these tips compiled by Entrepreneur magazine will help:

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Topics: Hire the right people