Articles

September 22nd, 2014

Who Could Use a Pat on the Back?

How do you recognize someone at work who has done an outstanding job? J.B. Wood believes we should recognize people's work whenever we catch them doing a good job at something, large or small. This doesn't mean we need to throw a party, he explains.  Sincerely saying, "Good job. I...

via Monster
October 19th, 2013

Nine Things Never to Say to Your Boss

Saying the wrong thing to your boss can do serious damage to your career. Have you ever said, “That just isn’t possible,” to your boss? That’s one of things this Monster.com article tells us never to say to our boss. Interviews with managers surfaced nine phrases we should keep to ourselves...

Channel(s): Doing Your Job
via Inc.
August 29th, 2013

10 Things Extraordinary Bosses Give Employees

Employees will only care about your business after you first show your concern for them. Good bosses care about getting important things done. Exceptional bosses care to an exceptional degree about the people who work for them.  Here are ten things you can do to show you care. What would...

Channel(s): Leadership: Workplace
June 14th, 2013

Words and Phrases that Make Workers Happy

It doesn’t take a big raise or lavish gifts to make employees happy. Certain words and phrases can have the same effect. This article tells bosses which ones to use.

March 22nd, 2013

Dealing with a Bad Boss

We all run into difficult people in life--and one of them could be a boss. Billy Graham advises a reader who has a really bad boss and is wondering if he should quit.

via Inc.
December 16th, 2012

4 Powerful Words Employees Need to Hear

Want to create an atmosphere of trust and respect in your organization? In an Inc. article, Jeff Haden tells us four simple words can have a profound impact on your staff.  He says, "Can you help me?"--with no qualifier-- is one of the best ways to show employees that you respect, trust and...

November 20th, 2012

5 Ideas for Giving Thanks

David Roth with WorkMatters shares his ideas for practically thanking the people you work with. This post can  be a good tool to show people you work with the love of Christ for anytime of year. What are some ideas for practically giving thanks at your workplace?

October 9th, 2012

When Bosses Do Harm

Bad bosses don’t wake up and ask themselves: How can I derail the corporate strategy today?” According to Dr. Kannan Ramaswamy and Dr. Bill Youngdahl, ineffective leaders are caught in a "hindrance trap" blinding them of the harm they do to their organizations.  At least three forces...

July 23rd, 2012

The Value of Working for a Bad Boss

"I’ve had more than twenty bosses in my career. I worked well with nearly all of them. But surprisingly, I learned the most from the worst ones. The truth is that most of my supervisors were average. Sadly, I really can’t remember much about them." Read Micheal Hyatt's lessons learned from...