What are the Metrics for Measuring Company Culture?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 23, 2015

It’s important to have goals, but goals don’t mean much if you have no way of tracking your progress. I think that’s the problem a lot of business leaders have with company culture. It’s not that they don’t understand it, nor that they don’t see the merit in making cultural improvements.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat are the Metrics for Measuring Company Culture?

How to Engage New Employees on Your Team

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 16, 2015

It’s tough being the new guy. That’s true when you’re in grade school and it’s still true when you’re a grown-up: Coming into a new workplace environment—especially one with a tight-knit team dynamic—can be challenging, and more than a little daunting.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow to Engage New Employees on Your Team

Does Your Team Have Direction?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 12, 2015

Does your team have direction?

It’s important for you team to have direction. That that means it is important for them to have an understanding of what you want as a leader with regards to specific projects and what you want the outcomes to be.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanDoes Your Team Have Direction?

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

What’s the Difference Between a Boss and a Leader?

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 26, 2015

The words leader and boss may have pretty similar dictionary definitions—but in the business worlds, their practical distinctions are crucial.

Just think about their connotations. Most of us think of a boss as someone who makes demands, yells at us when we screw up, and ultimately has the power to fire us at will.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanWhat’s the Difference Between a Boss and a Leader?

4 Mistakes You’re Making as You Try to Connect with People

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 20, 2015

You know how to communicate—but do you know how to connect? And you know how to speak—but are you sure you’re listening, and giving others a reason to listen to you?

These might seem like rudimentary skills, but in our age of social media and smartphones, they’re practically endangered!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick Goodman4 Mistakes You’re Making as You Try to Connect with People

How to Foster More Teamwork in Your Office

by Dr. Rick Goodman on May 13, 2015

You may have an office full of people who are working hard—but are they working together? Has office-place competition choked out all sense of collaboration? Has the layout and structure of your workforce lent itself to true cohesion and shared vision, or just to seclusion and individualism?… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow to Foster More Teamwork in Your Office

Give the Gift of Feedback!

by Dr. Rick Goodman on April 24, 2015

Have you given the gift of feedback? Feedback truly is a gift that you can give away to others and see immediate positive results!

Give the gift of Feedback to your team,your family and your friends today and watch them grow!!… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanGive the Gift of Feedback!