Episode 1: How the CEO Sessions Get You to the C-Suite I've been interviewing CEO's and other C-Suite leaders for weeks. It's an incredible start for the show, and I think
I am sure all of us are familiar with the term ‘recurring meetings'. Imagine if there were no recurring meetings and if we had to intentionally set up a new meeting each time.
A large percentage of your team is likely less focused on their job and heavily engaged in the pursuit of something better. This negatively impacts productivity and drives up employee turnover cost -- two factors that damage the bottom-line. However, you can go on the offensive against this job-hopping headwind with a few simple actions, retain your top talent, and increase their productivity.
According to the US Gallup Job Creation Index, job creation is at a nine-year year high. While some employees are toasting their abundant job opportunities, business owners suffer tighter hiring markets and higher turnover. High turnover can quickly damage your company's bottom-line through increased hiring costs and lost employee productivity. The good news is that you can reduce and even avoid much of the impact by adopting a few important strategies.
You can increase your success in life by improving how you set and manage deadlines. They can also give you a significant advantage in a world where many people ignore their importance. The best part though is it doesn’t take much effort to develop an approach to deadlines that works well.
Research, according to the Harvard Business Review, shows that simple reflection exercises like this can boost your productivity by 20%. Sometimes people are surprised, but one of the coaching strategies that’s very effective is to help them reflect on their performance.
I once was in the difficult spot of having to work with someone I didn't like very much. Then I realized we had a scheduled lunch together. It was a relief there were two other people invited, but they cancelled last minute. Arrrgh!
Travel is an amazingly effective way to learn and growth. The key to translating your travel experiences into life wisdom is to spend a little time reflecting. I recently returned from a trip to Berlin, Germany and learned several life lessons you can apply to your next trip.
Hiring externally is never a simple solution to an organization's problems. It's more dependable and cost-effective to develop your own transformational leaders and use them to fill senior positions. They will cost you less and are often better prepared than an outsider. If you already promote from within, support them so you do not have to hire from the outside down the road. If you normally default to hiring externally, try these five strategies to develop your internal talent.