Scale Your Business—Without Risking Burnout

by Dr. Rick Goodman on March 7, 2018

It’s good and healthy for businesses to change—but as your company grows, you should anticipate some growing pains. Specifically, the process of scaling your business can sometimes cause your existing employees to feel burned out, either as their work load increases or their role within the company changes.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanScale Your Business—Without Risking Burnout

Do Your Employees Have a Shared Language?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on February 7, 2018

As you evaluate the team communication that goes on in your company—and as you brainstorm the best ways to enhance and improve it—it’s important to start with some fundamental questions. Are your team members really speaking the same language? Do they have a shared set of words and idioms to draw from—or are they on totally different pages?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDo Your Employees Have a Shared Language?

2017’s Biggest Employee Engagement Trends

by Dr. Rick Goodman on December 11, 2017

Sometimes it’s helpful to step back and look at the big picture. That’s certainly true where employee engagement is concerned. As you think about your company’s own engagement standards—and think of ways to improve them—why not pause to consider what employee engagement looks like overall?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman2017’s Biggest Employee Engagement Trends

Is Jargon Bad for Your Business?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 26, 2017

Over time, teams tend to develop their own vocabulary—their own shorthand. This is a natural occurrence, but it’s not always beneficial—especially not when the company’s internal lingo becomes cluttered with jargon; and then, when that internal lingo spills over into dialogue with customers.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanIs Jargon Bad for Your Business?

How Working Parents Can Stay Productive

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 19, 2017

I’m going to say something that you might think sounds crazy, but hear me out. I think working parents can actually be a lot more productive than any other members of the workforce. I believe this, in part, because I’ve seen it for myself.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Working Parents Can Stay Productive

How to Organize Your Desk for Improved Productivity

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 5, 2017

Looking to transform your creative headspace? To achieve more productivity with less stress? Start by reconfiguring your immediate surroundings. No, I don’t mean your building, your home, or your office—I mean your desk.

See, as a motivational speaker, I meet up with a lot of folks who have the best of intentions when it comes to their own productivity—but they don’t always understand how something as simple as a desk de-cluttering can position them for success.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow to Organize Your Desk for Improved Productivity