inSIGHTS

  • Want to be a Mentally Tough Leader? Develop These 6 Habits

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Some of the most effective leaders are those who are mentally strong. They may not be leading with a specific style, but they have practiced specific mental habits. Outstanding leaders tend to form 6 particular habits. 1. They Lead With A “Serve First” Mentality This means leaders set clear instructions and goals. They are not afraid to establish authority with those around them. Mentally tough leaders work at establishing respect from those they are leading. If you are responsible for decision making, you want to include decisions that will benefit your employees. Thereby...
  • 5 Reasons You Should Use Assessments

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Assessments are extremely valuable and quite possibly the most underutilized took when it comes to hiring. Companies need to take the extra step as they try to hire and have an assessment done for each candidate. You need to REALLY know who you are hiring and if they are the best choice for your business. 5 Reasons You Should Use Assessments Include: 1. Too expensive not to! If you hire before your candidate has been through an assessment then you significantly increase your chances to have to rehire for the position. Talk about...
  • Why Sales People Fail

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Not everyone is a natural salesperson. Salespeople come and go in companies because they will either sink or swim. If you love sales, stay organized, believe in your product and are urgent to make that sale happen, then you’ll do well. The salespeople that are lacking these qualities tend to fail miserably. Sales people fail for these reasons: Disorganization People in sales need to be organized. After all, they are balancing so many “balls in the air” at one time. The goal is to build up your product, meet with potential clients and...
  • Emotions Affect Company Morale and Performance

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Emotions in the workplace, whether positive or negative can have a short-term or long-lasting effect on employees and the business. Some employees, without ever realizing it, have the power to bring workplace morale down in the blink of an eye. This is usually with a negative side comment or from an angry glance. Whether it is the employee’s personality, a problem they are experiencing at home, or the fact that they are simply unhappy at work, their negative attitude can spread like wildfire throughout the office. All employees experience different moods throughout the...
  • Recruiting Top Talent – Show Them You Have What They Want

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? What are the best practices to recruit top talent for your company?  How does an employer show quality, talented job seekers that they have what they want? Bottom line, you have to stand out as a company.  The most talented interviewees will be sought after and your window is small to get THE right person to join your team. As you interview, be sure to include information about the following: Long Term Potential: The most top notch job seekers want long term potential. They may not stick with your company for years and...
  • Cloud Computing Can Help Your Business

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Have you been wondering if your business is ready for the cloud? Many companies have asked the question but are not quite ready to take that leap. Honestly, the nature of your business is what may dictate how ready you are for cloud computing. To quickly define, cloud computing is a service that delivers and stores data for you. The cloud is not a product like software that you install but rather gives you remote access. Businesses are increasingly moving toward the cloud because it enables data to be stored on external servers...
  • The Fine Line between Internet Marketing and Spam

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Savvy business owners who take advantage of Internet marketing realize there is a fine line between marketing and spam and orchestrate their marketing campaigns to gain the maximum amount of exposure without running the risk of being viewed as spam. The definition of spam is open to interpretation but most people agree on the fact that spam is equivalent to the junk mail you receive. In general, spam is unsolicited emails which may be a part of an advertising campaign. The term spam can also apply to message board postings which may also...
  • 4 Ways To Go From Manager To Leader

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? Those that manage a team may or may not be a leader. Being a manager doesn’t automatically mean you are able to lead a team. There is a distinct difference in the two. Managers are those that meet deadlines and get their job done in a timely way. While vital to any company, a manager can take their role a step further if they learn how to lead too. Leaders have the ability to stretch their team and bring them to a new level. They help them with a vision and ways to...
  • The foundation of every act of a leader

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? As a leader in your organization, how much impact do you have on its performance? Probably more than you know. You may have been a leader for many years now, or recently promoted. Your organization may be a for-profit business or a church organization. It may be a not-for-profit community service organization or a local sporting organization. It matters not. What matters is that your leadership of your organization will directly impact the results you get. It has been said that people get the results that they deserve. If leaders are not getting...
  • Leaders Can Be Wrong and Still Be Right

    Ready to Find Your Next Star Performer? People spend much of their time trying to be right and working to avoid being wrong at all costs. While this may be ok in some instances, leadership is not one of them. As early as our childhood, we learn that getting in trouble or doing things wrong is not acceptable. In business and leadership, we should switch our thought process and even embrace and grow from being wrong and accepting the blame when it applies to our situation. If your team sees you as someone who is constantly right, then you may...

READY TO FIND YOUR NEXT STAR PERFORMER?

Contact us to schedule a free consultation!