How Leaders Can Set Better Goals

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 14, 2019

[sg_popup id=”11395″ event=”onLoad”][/sg_popup]We’re knee-deep into the New Year’s resolution season—the part of the year where many of us make goals for personal or professional self-improvement. Yet goal-setting itself is a learned skill, and it’s not necessarily one that comes easily to every business leader.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Leaders Can Set Better Goals

Losing Sales Reps—But Keeping Your Customers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 28, 2018

Great sales reps nurture real relationships with their customers—but what happens when that relationship is severed?

I see it all the time. A sales rep leaves the company, for whatever reason, and customers start getting antsy. They seize the opportunity to look for a better or cheaper product elsewhere.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanLosing Sales Reps—But Keeping Your Customers

How to Build a Company Culture That Helps Customers

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 1, 2016

Why is culture so important? Ask any given leader and the answer you’re going to receive—as likely as not—is that culture helps retain employees and create strong teams. That’s certainly true, and certainly important. But remember, culture isn’t just your set of internal values; it’s your external ones, too, the values you put on display for the world.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow to Build a Company Culture That Helps Customers

5 Ways to Express Gratitude in the Workplace

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 24, 2015

Thanksgiving Week is here, and I hope all of you are getting some much-needed time away from the office—but you know, the concept of thanksgiving isn’t just something that applies in our personal lives. It actually has a lot of workplace resonance, as well.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman5 Ways to Express Gratitude in the Workplace

Why Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 21, 2015

On the one hand, the equation is pretty simple: Employees like to be at a company where they feel important and valued. They want to feel like they are able to use their talents and their time effectively, to really make an impact; and they like to feel like that effort is noticed and appreciated.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhy Employees Leave in Waves (And How to Stop Them)

Leading an Employee Who Isn’t a Team Player

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 9, 2015

You’re committed to building a work environment of collaboration and teamwork—a work environment in which all your employees work together to reach common goals. The problem is, you have one employee who simply doesn’t share your team mindset.

That’s where it may fall to you to step up and show some leadership—proactively working to bring that employee into the fold and instill in him or her the central fact that, in your business, teamwork is non-negotiable.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanLeading an Employee Who Isn’t a Team Player

Compliment Your Customers!

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 13, 2015

Hi this is Dr. Rick Goodman team building and leadership expert with your Monday morning motivation.

This week I would like you to share with a customer or family member what you think they do well!

Give them positive feedback AND WATCH THEM GROW!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanCompliment Your Customers!

Does Your Culture Encourage Teamwork?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2015

Great teams don’t happen by accident. There are several components that you need to have in place for a great team to emerge. You need to have a vision for everyone to rally behind. You need to have a leader who fosters and encourages teamwork and collaboration. … Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDoes Your Culture Encourage Teamwork?

Grow Your Business by Tending to Your Garden

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 5, 2015

Have you ever had anything go wrong in your life? If you’re like me I’m sure you have, after all we all have had our ups and downs in life!

The real question is what did you do?

Some of us give up and stop paying attention to life and when we do that our business and our gardens will start to die!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanGrow Your Business by Tending to Your Garden