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Company culture and employee retention when faced with the millennial generation can often seem like a serious hassle.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 20, 2017
Sometimes, a company's mistakes can be the best way to learn.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 20, 2017
The crux with which all businesses are formed is simply in the way they handle their production and employees. However, to avoid costly blunders, hazard/risk analysis must be accomplished.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 16, 2017
Not every manager works in an office setting and one of the biggest management issues I faced when I used to be an executive chef were smoke breaks.
Story by Samantha Donaldson on March 15, 2017
Group flow is a peak experience, a group performing at its top level of ability. In a study of over 300 professionals three companies — a strategy consulting firm, a government agen
Hack by Mike Parker on March 14, 2017
A supervisor in a central dispatch center is a different kind of first line management.I was given the Dispatch Supervisor job when our control center opened for our division.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on March 13, 2017
Precise Management is the hierarchy that is your First, Second, and Third Management.Precise Management comprises your Precise Management Actions on your Precise Management Business.First Management i
Hack by Kioko Muema on March 8, 2017
A steady stream of the right changes WILL put innovation into the fabric of your company.This story was written as one of the requirements to obtain the Innovation Mentor Certification as part of CIMp
Story by Joan Knight on March 1, 2017
Originally published on InnovationTraining.orgWhen you are given a business problem or you are looking for ways to develop and launch a new product or service and don’t know where to start, review the
Hack by Jenny Sankovsky on February 21, 2017
Many citizens in western democracies are now distrusting politicians and political institutions, and also feel increasingly powerless about the local and national political scenes.
Hack by Georges Romme on February 18, 2017
Leaders must be managers; but, managers do not necessarily have to be leaders. Leaders have to manage all the resources at their disposal, self, others, communication, etc.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on February 7, 2017
Today's world asks more of us as leaders than ever before.
Hack by Danelle Jones on February 3, 2017
Lemme tell ya the story of our little Maribelle. Maribelle was one happy gal. She hung out all day with her family and her friends, enjoyin the warm sunshine.
Story by Bernhard Sterchi on February 3, 2017
Bart was my first Chef at the Admiral Benbow hotel in Birmingham. He set up the kitchen and planned our daily luncheon buffet. The buffet was a great success.
Story by Jim McGriff, Jr. on January 24, 2017