You likely devote hours each week in meetings to receiving updates about staff members, sharing information about residents and brainstorming ideas. When I was an administrator there were many days I bounced from meeting to meeting and didn’t begin my non-meeting work until 4 p.m. Many of those meetings were essential.
Building an all-star team
Of the millions of employees Gallup surveys, one statement has been found to have the greatest link to engagement: “At work, I have the opportunity to do what I do best every day.” People who answer that question “strongly agree” are six times more likely to be engaged on the job.
Long-term care workers are inundated daily with reasons to be emotionally and physically stressed—and, as a result, they are often cited as being some of the unhappiest employees in any industry. One key to changing this is to help managers, as well as employees, obtain the tools needed to create a positive workplace.
Why aren’t organizations putting more of a focus on developing their people and not just teaching them technical skills?!?!
My assumption is that your organization doesn’t put dollars behind a leadership development program for your front-line workers. Or even for your supervisors.
All too often we find that “managers,” those in more formal leadership roles,
Want your people to step up and help grow your organization? Then step back and stop giving them all the answers!
According to UT Austin psychology professor, Art Markman, a good boss should ignore you!
While you may prefer to have a highly responsive boss, psychologists believe that highly responsive bosses might actually be doing a disservice to employees and hurting their development.
Have you ever heard an employee utter the words, “That’s not my job?” Or maybe you’ve secretly wished the ground would open up and swallow you when you heard how an employee spoke to a customer. Have you ever been on the receiving end of, “That’s not how we do things around here?”
What do all these things have in common?
A few weeks ago, I had the pleasure of sitting in on an orientation for our client, Rowntree Gardens, a faith-based Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRC) that provides a full range of integrated onsite services to meet the changing needs of people as they age. Randy Brown,
Spoiler alert: This blog is not actually about resolutions or losing weight!
My Weight Loss Goal
My husband and I received a Nutribullet for Christmas that came along with a 7-day transformation book; it’s by far the best gift we received for Christmas. Rather than make a new year’s resolution to lose weight,
A new year is a great time to set goals (both big picture future goals and SMART goals for the current year). Here are our top 10 must do’s for creating and sustaining a strong culture in 2018.
As you navigate these first few weeks of 2018 we recommend that you sit down with your team and consider what on this list you do really well and what you need to work as a team this year.
What do you do when you’ve always given your team members a turkey or a ham for the holidays, but they want a gift certificate?
Do you mumble under your breath, “You ungrateful little jerks”? Do you lament, “You’re lucky to be getting anything?”
OR…Do you give them a gift certificate plus the turkey and ham?