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How Does Managing by Coaching Really Work?

The phrases “managing by coaching” and “manager as coach” describe a management practice involving the application of various coaching principles to the management of employees and employee groups and integrating these coaching principles into ongoing management practices and procedures.

Four Ways Business Owners Can Motivate Employees Better

It seems like years ago that I learned several employee motivation theories.  Interestingly these motivational theories have been developed and in use for up to 70 years yet there are many business owners who have not had the opportunity to learn about them nor understand how their use can benefit the financial performance of a company. Two significant theories of employee motivation included Abraham Maslow’s hierarchy of needs and Douglas McGregor’s theory X and theory Y.

Wondering How To Make Your Transition Plan Rock? Read This!

As a baby boomer business owner, are you starting to think about your future decisions, perhaps preparing a plan to transition from ownership into a partial or full retirement? Let me ask you, do you need a plan in order to transition from your business?

The Smart Guide to Management – Managing Smart

Workforce alignment requires that you have the right types of people, in the right places at the right times, doing the right things right.  This month we will discuss how to get your employees in the right places at the right times by managing them effectively.

The Smart Guide to Management – Hiring Smart

Researchers understand that workforce alignment requires that you have the right types of people, in the right places at the right times, doing the right things right. A company with the right types of people has employees with the knowledge and skills necessary to help that company achieve its goals.

Selective Search Recruitment

As employers we know that hiring is a risky business. Unfortunately most candidates don’t come with guarantees.