Tag : management

Putting The Power Of Teamwork In Play

“Great teamwork is the only way we create the breakthroughs that define our careers.” – Pat Riley From sports to government to business, when people pool their talents to reach a common goal, teamwork is the engine that sparks big breakthroughs and exceptional results. In small companies and large organizations, it can strengthen trust between management and employees, open doors that once were closed, and create a freer flow of information at all levels of…

The No-Misfire Hire: Staffing To Fit Your Organizational Culture

Many businesses think that if they simply hire “good people,” those staff members can later be converted to the organization’s philosophy, code of conduct and work ethic. This chancy hit-or-miss approach will often result in frustration for both management and employee. Instead, a company must have its intentional organizational culture – its Companality® – in mind throughout the recruiting process. Those who interview job candidates must vividly describe the firm, giving examples of the attitudes…

The Power of Companality®

How Building Your Culture Can Transform Your Company’s Future Do you have a winning Companality®? Before you answer, let’s bring the concept quickly into focus. Just as every person has a personality, so every company or organization has a Companality. In fact, whole organizations, even those operating in multiple locations over a wide geography, are uncanny in the consistency of their Companality. McDonald’s. Starbucks. Target. Hilton Hotels. Whether it’s the one near your home, on…

Employee Incentive Programs Revisited

“Show me the money” is a familiar battle cry of overworked/underpaid workers. But mounting evidence suggests that the most effective incentive plans stress personal validation over compensation. Studies by top research firms such as Gallup, Towers Perrin, and the Corporate Leadership Council reveal that the connection employees feel with their companies wield the greatest influence on the effort they put into their work. Major performance drivers include: Trust and integrity – How well managers communicate…

Good Job!

Tips On Increasing Employee Morale “I love my job.” Think of the power of those words. For employees making that statement it is a comforting self-realization that they are in the right workplace. And for the employer listening to that affirmation, it is a proud acknowledgment that he or she has created a culture where associates are happy, fulfilled and motivated to succeed. As managers, if we truly care about the welfare and development of…

Earn Your Client’s Business Every Day

Many of you may recall reading this article in the most recent AdServices newsletter. We have decided to feature it as our latest blog post, based on the importance of the topic. The loyalty and support of established clients ensure the continued success of the company to which they have entrusted their business. This principle is so obvious it is often overlooked. Our corporate responsibility therefore, is to safeguard the trust and confidence customers have…