Strategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 10, 2020

I’ve written before about the importance of careful, meticulous strategic planning. Basically, this is the process wherein leaders and managers set the short-term and long-term goals for the organization. It also involves setting metrics; clarifying expectations; allocating the resources that will be used in pursuit of those goals; and communicating the plan to the entire team, ensuring you have everyone’s buy-in.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanStrategic Planning in 6 Essential Steps

Employee Engagement Strategies for Your Startup

by Dr. Rick Goodman on January 29, 2020

Have you ever assumed that employee engagement strategies are mostly just for larger, more established companies? Think again. Even a brand-new business startup needs to ensure its employees are engaged with the work they’re doing, and committed to the company’s mission.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanEmployee Engagement Strategies for Your Startup

Changing Your Organizational Culture

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 2, 2019

I’ve written many times over the years about the importance of properly assessing your organizational culture. All companies have a culture, but not all leaders are aware of their culture. It’s only through candid assessment that you can truly know the values and routines that drive your team and shape your business.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanChanging Your Organizational Culture

Resolve to Improve Your Employment Engagement Strategies

by Dr. Rick Goodman on November 18, 2019

I know it may seem hard to believe, but we’re getting treacherously close to the end of the year. Sooner than you know, it will be time to think through your goals, objectives, and resolutions for the coming year. And as you do so, I want to encourage you to ponder your employment engagement strategies.… Read more...

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6 Ways to Boost Employee Engagement Episode 29

by podcast on October 21, 2019

Dr Rick Goodman explains 6 ways to boost Employee Engagement in his latest podcast.

Employee engagement is critical if you want to retain and build a culture of solutions oriented leaders. In today’s podcast I will share with you six ways that you can immediately boost employee engagement and create a happy and productive work environment.… Read more...

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Assess Your Organizational Culture with These 10 Questions

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 14, 2019

Organizational culture is something I’ve blogged about, and spoken about, many times before. What I’ve found is that most business owners and HR professionals are keenly aware of the fact that they have an organizational culture, and that it impacts the engagement, creativity, and productivity of their team.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanAssess Your Organizational Culture with These 10 Questions

How to Measure Employment Engagement Strategies

by Dr. Rick Goodman on October 7, 2019

Implementing employment engagement strategies is an important step for any business. However, simply setting the wheels in motion is not enough. Proper employment engagement strategies include plenty of reflection, review, and revision. In other words, it’s crucial to measure the effects of your employment engagement approach, evaluating what’s working and what’s not, appraising your progress against key benchmarks, and maintaining an outlook of continuous improvement.… Read more...

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What is a Performance Management System?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on August 19, 2019

It’s in the interest of every team leader to implement a performance management system. Maybe that’s something you’re well-acquainted with, or maybe this is the first you’re hearing about it. Either way, there’s some merit in pausing to review what a performance management system is, and how effective performance management can be implemented.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat is a Performance Management System?