Archive for December 2018

Influencing Culture

In the fall of 2017, I wrote a multi-week-long blog (October 3, 2017, to November 14, 2017) on company culture.       The premise of that blog series was to intentionally change your company culture to reflect characteristics that lead to success. The last of this series was a blog on maintaining your company culture once…

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Productivity Practices

“We need to get more work out of fewer employees.” Work Load This is a quote I made at a recent project managers meeting. Economic conditions have made finding new employees nearly impossible yet the workload in my business continues to grow. While I understand the philosophy to turn down work that cannot be completed,…

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Job Burnout

As with many of my blogs, what I write about is in real time.  And as I write, I’m dealing with one of my key employees who is on the verge of burnout. Situation Being a small company, two things we struggle with are cross training and balancing workloads.  Our departments are so specialized that…

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