Tag: employees

July 11, 2017

Do You Recognize the All-Stars On Your Team?

You knew this would be today’s subject. Tonight (Tuesday) is Major League Baseball’s All-Star Game. It doesn’t really mean anything in the standings or such (it used to, but not anymore); it is a way to honor the best players this season in baseball. And it is special to each fan to see all the best-of-the-best together on one team or the other, forgetting rivalries […]

June 19, 2017

Winston Churchill Said This, So it Must Be a Very Important Saying

“Bully for You!” It was just about his favorite expression when he wanted to praise someone, some organization, or the entire Royal Air Force. So, how did this change? How did “Bully” go from a word of praise to one of revulsion in the U.S.? Being a bully, whether in person, or more so today online, is wrong. Why is this the thought for my […]

May 20, 2017

What is a Goal?

We all know this. It is the line you cross to score a touchdown. It is painted white on a big grassy field; you can see it from seats in the top row, hundreds of feet in the air. People watching on TV can see it from five different angles. Crossing by just an inch gets the big score that can tie the game. Are […]

March 7, 2017

Why You Should Do a Second Interview When Hiring

Easy answer: You will hire better candidates who will stay with you longer. Guaranteed by Paul. No question about it. Okay, you put an ad in the paper or online for a left-handed, must-be-under-40 soda bottle opener to be your personal assistant for opening your Diet Coke… or some other position that might actually exist in helping your company succeed. You get 57 resumes, call 15 people, and […]

February 28, 2017

How to Hang on to the Employee You Just Hired

Most employees who leave their jobs do so during the first 60 days. They decide the job isn’t for them, or there was no clear path to grow on, or they were not given the training to help them succeed. You spent a lot of money to hire the next Superman and, just like that, the money goes up in smoke. So, you call up the […]