Are your employees motivated enough? Whether they are or not, it is important to find out how to motivate your team to keep spirits up and productivity at a high level. John Ballard offers some advice on how to keep your employees motivated using the expectancy theory developed by Victor Vroom. Here are some questions you should ask yourself to improve performance and productivity for the future.
This is the fourth in a series of five AMA Playbook blogs that will help you redefine your company’s expectations […]
Rarely can you take real-world lessons from what you see on the big screen. The small-budget British film Locke, however, is a powerful exception to the rule. This movie offers several examples of how to manage a project when you are in a high pressure situation. Ray Houdtzagers takes a look at the film and presents his takeaways so that you can be more effective when managing a project under duress.
Have you been feeling overwhelmed at work lately? Many people in this fast-paced environment are finding it harder to cope with adversity and are paralyzed by inaction. Being able to adapt quickly and effectively requires resiliency, and researchers have found that being more resilient can improve various aspects of your life. Natalie Wolfson provides nine elements that will help develop resiliency so you can see positive changes in your life.
Are you making a difficult transition in your career? When it comes to working across various industries, employees can find the move to be intimidating. Employers are looking for multi-faceted workers to diversify their talent base, and if you handle the transition well you can become a useful and powerful asset. Ben Walter offers tips on how to succeed in any industry and make that career transition as smooth as possible.
Are you looking for help for your small business? Are you considering starting your own company but are nervous about failing? Dawn Fotopulos is here to help. Fotopulos details the most vital factor to keeping your business thriving. See how she has used her expertise with finance and accounting to save several small businesses and what she views is the most important factor to success in small business America.
This is the third in a series of five AMA Playbook blogs that will help you redefine your company’s expectations […]