When we read the recent post by Dave Gowel on 5 reasons the military is the best training for entrepreneurs, we were reminded why hiring veterans can be a particularly good idea for many businesses, even if you’re not looking for entrepreneurs. read more
As a recent article in Fast Company detailed, vacation policies are among the topics of employee nitpicking that are changing all over the country. The new policy? It’s often no policy at all... read more
As managers, we need to distinguish between small failures in pursuit of innovation (which ought to be encouraged) and great failures as a result of poor execution. Lessons learned from small failures can help reduce the opportunity for larger ones. read more
Small businesses have to compete to woo top talent. There are many attractive perks you can offer to all your employees that will make coming to work that much more attractive—and they don’t have to cost a fortune. Here are a few...
A recent article pointed out the mobility of the current workforce and that got us to thinking: why not look farther than our own back yard for the best job candidates? Certainly widening the field may yield better candidates.
Herb Kelleher, former Southwest Airlines CEO was fond of saying: “We can change skill levels through training, but we can’t change attitude.” He’s right, of course. In fact, we’ve seen research indicating that 89% of workers who fail within the first 18 m read more