Tag Archives: employee retention

Critical Tips for Beating the Labor Shortage

While some company owners are convinced that “there are no good hires available,” we are seeing others hire superstars.  These successful owners are using three powerful strategies: Retention of current staff — reducing need to hire Streamlining systems and resources — reducing need to hire A powerful and effective recruiting and hiring system — so […]

Good Fences Make Good Partners

How do you release untapped potential in your company? What can be done to reduce errors and improve the productivity of all who work there? Why do some days just feel like it is one step forward and two steps back? The lack of clear roles and boundaries. That’s the reason. People end up doing […]

Hiring? What a Candidate’s Web Browser Choice Uncovers About Them

I just started reading the best-selling book, ORIGINALS: How Non-Conformists Move the World by Adam Grant. The book examines the origins of originality, as it were. The book’s summary promised an examination on “how people can champion new ideas—and how leaders can encourage originality in their organizations.” The topic intrigued me, and the reviews were off the chart, […]

How to Succeed Beyond Your Wildest Dreams: a leadership tale

This is a loop: happy employees create happy clients who create good profits. Say it to yourself every morning and work consistently to create the company culture to challenge, engage and reward employees. You and they will be pleased with the results. Years ago I worked with a company owner who insisted that a continued […]

21 Things You Can Do TODAY to Improve Your Remodeling Business

Running a successful remodeling company isn’t easy. And trying to build one that can run without your day-to-day involvement is even harder. If you want to take your company to the upper levels of success, you must first acknowledge that it’s a long road. There’s no magic elixir. It takes time. It takes commitment. That being said, there are certain […]

How to Avoid Costly Hiring Mistakes

length 3:19 (not including bonus content) This week’s episode of PowerTips TV comes from Joe Zieba, owner of Zieba Builders in Southern California. Joe has a great tool for avoiding the costly mistakes associated with hiring the wrong employee. Did you know that on average, a company spends about nearly $4,000 to recruit, hire and train a new […]

9 Keys to a Company Wellness Plan

length 3:39 (not including bonus content) Have you ever wished you were in better physical shape? Do you find yourself watching your weight at home but totally ignore calories when you’re at work? Or are you working so much that you’re not taking the time you need to work out and be healthy? Well, in […]

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