How Leaders Undermine Their Company Culture

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 9, 2018

What’s the most important ingredient in company culture? There are several possible answers, perhaps, but for me the most obvious one is trust. For your company to succeed, and for its culture to thrive, your employees have to trust you; and you, in turn, must have confidence in their ability to do good, purposeful work even when you’re not in the room.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow Leaders Undermine Their Company Culture

How to Balance Focus and Flexibility

by Dr. Rick Goodman on July 5, 2018

More and more workplaces are offering their employees flexibility—the chance to set their own hours (within certain parameters) and dictate their own routines. Maybe that’s the position you find yourself in: So long as the work gets done, your boss really doesn’t care when you do it.… Read more...

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Starting a Coaching Program for Your Sales Reps

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 28, 2018

There’s never been any athlete so good that he or she didn’t need a coach. Even the best players have flaws that need to be identified, skills that need to be honed, strategies that need to be implemented. In much the same way, even the most effective sales teams have room for improvement.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanStarting a Coaching Program for Your Sales Reps

Key Questions for Your Employee Engagement Survey

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 20, 2018

I’ve written at great length about the value of employee engagement, so there’s no need to rehash it here. Suffice to say, if your employees aren’t engaged, it means you’re not getting the best possible work out of them; and, there’s a good chance they’re looking to head for greener pastures, sooner or later.… Read more...

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How to Lead Different Personality Types

by Dr. Rick Goodman on June 11, 2018

How well do you know the people who work for you? I don’t mean knowing what TV shows they watch, or remembering the names of all the spouses and partners. I mean really knowing them—understanding how their minds work, what motivates them, what makes them tick.… Read more...

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Dr. Rick GoodmanHow to Lead Different Personality Types