• Do This to Attract Followers

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? You are never going to find a one size fits all guide to leadership. Leaders are like snowflakes, as in no two perform their job in the same manner. Here are some of the ways that different leaders attract devoted followers. Followers Want to be Better People Not everyone has the ability to be a leader, (or wants to be) which is why you end up with one particular person with a ton of followers. For this reason, it’s important to study the followers just as much as you do the leaders. When...
  • Leadership Lessons We Can Gain From FDR

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? We have all heard the stories of the stock market crash in 1929. Thankfully enough, we had a great leader in place when that happened. Franklin D. Roosevelt showed us how to navigate those devastating times of loss. Modern day business owners can take a lot of lessons from the way FDR led our nation through that terrible time. These are the lessons we can use today: Get People Excited Give your employees and team something to be excited about. Create your own slogan or chant that you speak to them on a...
  • Creating Agile Teams is More Than Just a Fad

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Upper management is progressively recognizing that agility is eating the world, so to speak. In recent surveys, over 90% of upper management would like to be agile, and a staggering less than 10% already see their company as highly agile. Large companies and organizations, both private and public, are planning agile transformations. Agile is Used For Cost Reduction Let’s go over a global bank that implemented agile. The idea was to accelerate innovation so there would be an improvement of quality services and products and in turn, would increase customer satisfaction. Agile implementation...
  • How to Develop a KPI That Works For Your Business

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? If your company has no vision, then you will not see success. In order to grow, then everyone needs to be on the same page about goals. In the famous words of Stephen Covey, “Begin with the end in mind”. Let’s take a look at these 5 steps that will help you build world-class KPI’s. 1.Figure Out the Issue Ask yourself, “What problem do I need to solve?” That will be your root issue and the landing point from where you will build up from. That way, you can tie the rest of...
  • There’s a Shortage For Blue-Collar Jobs and This is Why

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? The U.S. employment rate is at an all-time low. There are millions of open jobs yet there aren’t enough qualified applicants to fill these positions. There has been a shift in the nation over the last few decades and far fewer are seeking out specialized labor jobs. Many professionals are referring to this as the “blue-collar drought”. Let’s take a look at this drought and how it impacts our economy and what we can do about it. What Is A Blue-Collar Job? Blue-collar refers to those who work in trade occupations. Historically, these...
  • Stop The Busywork and Get More Done

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? It’s important to learn to say no in life so you are actually living peacefully and not living in resentment and stress. Saying no will help make sure that your schedule isn’t jam-packed with never-ending events and that you have free time for yourself. It will help ensure that you’re able to hit your deadlines and aren’t left working ridiculous hours. Work on Your Time Management Skills Don’t be afraid to say no to something that isn’t going to be the best use of your time. It might be slightly awkward to say...
  • The Law of Addition: When People Are Esteemed, Relationships Are Redeemed

    (Proverbs 27:1–21) Leaders understand that people represent an organization’s most appreciable asset. No resource is more valuable than people. Therefore, people skills represent a leader’s most important attribute. Wise leaders practice the Law of Addition: Leaders add value to an organization by serving their people. This text presents some fundamentals on relationships. It teaches that if people are esteemed, relationships are redeemed. Leaders can learn at least the following principles from this chapter: 1. Don’t brag (vv. 1, 2)—Leaders understand how little they get from self-promotion. 2. Don’t envy (v. 4)—Leaders sabotage themselves if their motive is to keep up...
  • 2 Things You Need to do For Your Millennial Employees

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Millennials in 2019 are ages 23-38 and their population is larger than the Generation X demographic that came before them. This next generation of managers and leaders are eager and energetic. They are just as critical and important to the workplace today as well as the future. However, it’s important to note that as a group millennials are not as loyal to employers as other groups. According to a 2016 survey of millennials,, 66% of this particular demographic start a new job with the expectation that they will leave in three years. So...
  • THE LAW OF THE PICTURE

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Josiah: Outward Reform Begins with Inward Renewal 2 Kings 22:10–23:25 YOUNG KING Josiah is a classic example of the Law of the Picture. His leadership led to national reform in Israel, and he teaches us something today about how change occurs: Outward reform begins with inward renewal. In 2 Kings 22–23 we read of Josiah’s wholehearted devotion to God and his desire to lead the people well. He became king of Israel at the tender age of eight, if you can imagine that. His own spiritual passion began to influence the nation of...
  • When Buying a Company, Get to Know the Employees

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Acquiring a new company can be a rewarding experience, for obvious reasons. Profit is probably the biggest goal you have in mind when looking to purchase a company. Next, is productivity. You want the newly acquired company to be productive in nature, which will, in turn, increase profit. What about the people who work within the company? That is where your heart should lie. People are what make the world go ‘round and what will make the company more profitable than ever. The employees should be your top priority. Here are some ideas...