Ideas to Build a Customer-Centric-Bottom-Line

Ideas to Build a Customer-Centric-Bottom-Line

How often do you acknowledge and praise each of your employees? The Problem: As a business owner or manager you get caught up in the daily tasks, the things you have to get done.  Because you are task and deadline focused, you sometimes forget to praise your...
Does Your Whole Organization Focus On Your Client All the Time?

Does Your Whole Organization Focus On Your Client All the Time?

The Problem: You have very dedicated staff who do their respective jobs well. However, sometimes they get caught up in back office functions, the minutia and the deadlines and forget that ultimately it’s all about the customer. Solution: At every meeting make sure...
What are you tolerating in your business?

What are you tolerating in your business?

A young Vice President in a financial services company was talking about his career and the accolades he got from his manager and the owner of the company. My client has demonstrated his superior team leadership skills with his operations team. He’s also doing a great...
Delegation: Are You an Enhancer or a Diminisher?

Delegation: Are You an Enhancer or a Diminisher?

John is a manager and has seven people who report to him. He grumbles that no one measures up to his skill level. Yes, he attempts to delegate the work that comes into the department to each of his employees. But he always finds fault with what they’ve done. It isn’t...
Employee Engagement in Action

Employee Engagement in Action

I just attended the ‘Best Places to Work” lunch sponsored by Crains. Fifty businesses were selected out of the hundreds of thousands of businesses in New York City, after a vote on the Labor Law Compliance Center website. These companies were voted in by their own...