Posts Categorized: Management

Jehangir Mehta – Stitching Stories into Service

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“They’re not necessarily going to remember anything about their meal in my restaurant, but they will remember how we made them feel.” Jehangir Mehta believes in people. We’re discussing how he runs his restaurant, how he hires and trains, and what drives him, and he veers back to tell stories of times he has impacted… Read more »

Tanya Holland – Equality through Diversity

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“Lead by example to make the work you do elevate those around you.” Tanya Holland runs a no-nonsense kitchen, working collegially alongside her staff to create an egalitarian culture among her staff. Holland believes in organization and accountability from inventory to production to the quality of the experience of her customers. She believes in working… Read more »

New Year, New Rules – 3 ways to keep your millennials in 2017

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  The treadmills are full, the produce aisle is barren, and you swear this year will be the year the pounds finally stay off. It must be January! As Americans make (and break) New Years Resolutions this month, among the health pledges and half marathon fees and juice cleanses are a few folks upgrading to LinkedIn Premium and polishing… Read more »

4 Key Points to Nailing Employee Recognition

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Some of the biggest and most influential forces in a company are one’s peers. After all, a culture where values and beliefs are shared and people support and encourage each other is one that functions as a close-knit community. Employee recognition is crucial to having an engaging workforce; plus, it also often leads to employee retention, so investing… Read more »

Multi-tasking? It’s Not Possible

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A management professor back in college once told my class, “There’s no such thing as multi-tasking, you’re only doing two things terribly instead of one.” While this might be a little too harsh, there’s some degree of truth to this. The human brain really isn’t built for multi-tasking. Research shows that multi-tasking is really just… Read more »

How to Make Working Remotely Work

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More people work remotely now than ever before. In fact, almost a quarter of U.S. workers telecommute at least a few hours every week. It’s a fast-growing trend that top companies have caught on to. And for good reason — studies have shown that with telecommuting comes significant productivity increases. The only problem is that it’s hard… Read more »

5 Traits That All Great Leaders Have

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Some people are born leaders. Others learn through experience and hard work how to be a leader. But regardless of how you become a leader. there’s always ways to enhance your leadership skills. The best leaders in the workplace all share some traits that consistently lead them to success. Here are a few traits that we commonly… Read more »

How to Use Pre-Boarding to Boost Employee Engagement and Retention

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A guest post by Andrew Crebar, co-founder of Sapling! Millennials became the biggest working demographic in 2015, and by 2020, 40% of the workforce is expected to be freelancers. With these statistics, it’s not surprising that early engagement and retention of employees have become one of the top strategic priorities for people teams. These changes are letting… Read more »