Employee Performance

Management 101 – Improving Employee Performance

Imagine this scenario. You are the Sales Manager of a small business. You have a meeting scheduled with your sales staff in two days to discuss the launching of a new product. Meanwhile, you are just sitting with your assistant to discuss how the plans are going for the meeting. Then, you learn the following: Sales…

Public Speaking

The Naked Truth You Should Know About Public Speaking

When I was in high school, given the choice between giving an oral report and a written one, I always choose the written report. In college, I did the same thing. My reason: fear. I was terrified of public speaking. Everyone Feel the Same About Public Speaking When I graduated from college, my father gave me…

Commitment

The Importance of Commitment for Successful People

A true commitment is a heart-felt promise to yourself, from which you will NOT back down, no matter what the circumstances may be! Many people have good intentions and dreams, but only a few are willing to commit to what is necessary to achieve them. Do a review on your commitment level, ask yourself these…

Performance Review System

Is Your Performance Review System Outdated?

One of the most common complaints we hear from interviewing employees in the construction industry is, “I never get useful feedback about how I am doing my job.” Most companies today use a performance appraisal system or a performance review system that was invented decades ago in a much slower business economy. So, data that is given…