For many employers, bringing on new employees is something they haven’t had to do for years. The majority of their workforce was Baby Boomers who came and stayed. But today, those Boomers are leaving and employers are facing the impact of all that institutional knowledge going out the door with them. Many are worried about […]
Stage 5: Alignment, Integration and Synergy
You’ve moved beyond 50 employees. I remember experienced business owners telling me when I was on the leadership team of a growing company, “Watch out. When you get to 50 employees, everything changes.” My frustration was that no one would tell me exactly what those changes would be. Because of the 7 Stages of Growth […]
Need Help With Your Teamwork?
If your organization needs help improving how team members work together, be sure to avoid these 3 missteps when attempting to improve how your teams work together. #1 – Avoid overemphasizing the importance of teamwork to such an extent that individual accountability is lost. #2 – Overemphasizing ‘learning to play nicely together’ and offering team […]