Finding Balance – a neverending journey (from the archives)

Balancing work and life is extremely challenging.  I want to say that again.  Balancing work and life is extremely challenging!  I am repeating myself because, as I troll through Facebook and self-help spheres, it seems like if you just do a few simple things, you will get it and be forever blissful.  Poppycock!  (Sorry for the outmoded expostulation.  Just…

The 7 Reasons Your Employees Don’t Perform and What You Can Do About It (from the archives)

When you manage others, you are evaluated  based on the work your employees perform (by your customers, by your boss, etc.).  This can feel like a very risky proposition, if you don’t know how to get your employees to do good work.  Here are some of the reasons I’ve encountered that employees don’t perform. You don’t act like…