Grow Profits from Leadership

Lessons from The Big 5 Leadership Principles that Grow Profits

The first on a series of group sessions introducing the top Leadership Principles took place this past Friday in RTP.  We had participants who filled the roles of both employee and managers in the room in addition to business owners and 1 college student.   The feedback from the participants was fantastic as we ran over our allotted time in the room...

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Return Investment

Our Value – Reduce Employee Turnover

Often I have been told by small business owners that they are good with HR as they are compliant and do not have any issues currently.  I am the first to tell them that it is great to hear, however, I believe that is just the tip of the iceberg.  The value that I want to bring to these businesses...

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Mean Coworkers & Office Culture – The Impact

We all have encountered a co-worker who we felt was mean and/or difficult to work with in the work place.  Most co-workers I have encountered have been great to work with and helpful to their fellow employees, but every once in a while, there is an employee who acts as if the entire business exists for his/her benefit and can...

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Ring Bell Hospitality

Hospitality Turnover

I constantly hear owners and managers from the hospitality industry complain about their high turnover rate.  I rarely if ever hear anyone discuss what they did to address it.  I found this interesting article that talks about becoming a destination employer.  They suggest many of the same techniques used in corporate America.   Check this out. Save...

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How a Dr. Can Learn to Hire Like a Recruiter

Transitioning from working for a large hospital into your own private practice has its challenges.  The article below outlines how to best go about hiring your staff and follow industry best practices.   Six Ways to Hire Like and HR Pro at Your Medical Practice Save Save Save Save Save...

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Attorney Turnover – Why Such a High Rate?

[caption id="attachment_3102" align="alignright" width="300"] This attorney seems to know where he wants to go.[/caption] Young attorney's are just like any other young employee, they want to know how they are doing at their new job and is their an opportunity for growth in the firm or company.  Without frequent and meaningful Performance Reviews, it becomes impossible to predict where you stand...

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Law Office Corporate Culture

[caption id="attachment_2712" align="alignleft" width="150"] Law offices have corporate culture too.[/caption] After having spent the better part of the past 16 years watching software companies make the best sales person the VP of Sales and then struggle, I did not find the article linked below all that surprising.  The same line of thinking as the skills rarely translate from one job to...

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Law Firm Set Up – Where is HR

[caption id="attachment_2669" align="alignright" width="300"] Jonny Law?[/caption] I was doing some research on what is suggested for setting up a new law firm as it is a target market for me.  I was not surprised with what I found.  American Bar Association has a website with a section dedicated to the topic and read the article linked below about what was needed...

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Employee Engagement Leveraging the Frequent Review

I know I always dreaded getting performance reviews and writing performance reviews, as it led to misery in the office, i.e. employee engagement suffered.  The reported number one reason for this misery is the time spent on the process by both the employee and manager.  It does not have to be that way.   A good performance review system promotes transparency in the...

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