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You Treat Employees Like Family? Uh-Oh

When I hear the word family, beyond the mental images of my own, I can’t help but think of the Cleavers, the Bradys, the Cunninghams, and the Huxtables. Growing up, I probably spent as much time hanging out with those families as I…

4 Common Mistakes Made When Delegating

In a recent episode of the TV series Stranger Things, the four main characters, all young boys, show up at school on Halloween dressed as Ghostbusters. The problem is, two have dressed as Bill Murray’s character. When they argue about it,…

7 Reasons Why Your Team Can’t Work as a Team

Everyone worships teams. But, the way most companies operate, is not helping. That’s why teamwork is sometimes an illusion. What happened to the US men’s basketball team in the 2004 Olympics took everyone by surprise. The “Dream Team” was humiliated by the…

Will They Contribute to Your Gift?

“No one wanted to contribute to her holiday gift.” The assistant manager told me that during the holidays, it is customary for all employees of her retail store to chip in to buy the store manager as well as the…