1601, 2020

Why Use Checklists?

By |January 16th, 2020|

At my last full-time position several departments, in a production area, shared restrooms. However, there wasn't a cleaning schedule, and the cleaning was often inconsistent and incomplete. The answer? A checklist. So, in a leadership development session, the production department team leaders outlined a bathroom cleaning checklist. It now hangs on a clipboard in the [...]

201, 2020

7 Common Mistakes New Hires Make and How to Avoid them

By |January 2nd, 2020|

If you’re in a management role, you’ve experienced common mistakes new hires make. Many new hires make some of the same or similar mistakes. Maybe you’ve been wise enough to share these common pitfalls during new hire orientation. I wasn’t. And when I introduce the common mistakes checklist to leadership training classes, most people have [...]

2312, 2019

Holiday Wishes X

By |December 23rd, 2019|

My first Holiday Wishes post was published in 2010, Your Ultimate Holiday Wish. I continued with Holiday Wishes 2011, Holiday Wishes 2012, Holiday Wishes IV, Holiday Wishes V, Holiday Wishes VI, Holiday Wishes VII, Holiday Wishes VIII,  Holiday Wishes IX. I  hope you enjoy Holiday Wishes X. Today, I publish the tenth edition of holiday wishes. Over the years, I’ve collected and posted [...]