The Foreman & Associates team needs your help. With the Internet being flooded by a sea of "experts" and "coaches" who all say that they can teach you how to be a better manager, leader, entrepreneur, or professional, we want to know what you think. We wonder what you prefer when it comes to professional coaching … Continue reading Would You Take a Course to Learn How to Be…
Have you ever heard the saying, "teamwork makes the dream work"? Yes, it's a catchy phrase and an accurate one. Imagine companies attempting to get massive loads of work done with people working independently of each other, no collaborative effort on anyone's part, and no solidarity when times got tough. Not much would get accomplished. … Continue reading The Importance of Team Work
In our last post we discussed a huge issue in many organizations--high turnover and theft tied to a disconnect between management and employees. This article will shed light on how to recruit, hire, train, and retain quality employees---and how management is key to your success, or the trap door to failure. Slow to Hire Your … Continue reading Hire Employees Like It’s Leading to Marriage
At Foreman & Associates, our team has seen some of the most bizarre as well as some pretty amazing things in our line of work. As observers looking inside of other companies, we have noticed that organizations of every size need to stay focused on taking care of their stakeholders and making sure that every team … Continue reading Does Your Company Truly Value It’s Greatest Asset?
Gallup published a report "State of the American Manager: Analytics and Advice for Leaders", that provides an in-depth look at what distinguishes great managers from the rest. What follows are some of the report's key findings on talent, greatest impact on employee engagement, specific behaviors tied to engagement, female -vs- male managers, and what companies … Continue reading Good Managers Vs. The Rest
According to a Huffington Post article written by Douglas LaBier in 2013, "a recent study by the Stanford Business School found that nearly two-thirds of CEOs don't receive executive coaching or leadership development. And almost half of senior executives in general aren't receiving any, either. Paradoxically, nearly 100 percent said they would like coaching to … Continue reading CEOs Want But Don’t Receive Executive Coaching
It does not matter if you are a startup or well-established organization, the ability to build a healthy culture and environment is possible. It does not matter if the leaders within your organization are perceived (or actual) tyrants, you can change the culture and leadership model that guides every employee, including the tyrant. Yes, … Continue reading Building a Healthy Organization