COVID-19 Taught Us Lessons That Are Changing The Way America Works. By Thomas J. Roach The pandemic of the 21st century may not be over, but in the United States we are seeing a distinctive ebb in its development, and we are provided with an opportunity to take in the scope of its impact. In 1999, a Gallup poll asked…Read More
Accountability: Is It a Hollow Word These Days?
Has The Spirit Of People Taking Responsibility Been Lost? By Steve Schumacher The concept of accountability for results has been around since the beginning of time. Individual responsibility for one’s actions, whether it be for just one person or more than one person, has been the fuel of progress in our society. Leaving things to chance or luck has not…Read More
Do Managers Matter Anymore?
With Changes Happening At Light Speed, The Need For Managers Is Questioned. By Steve Schumacher As everyone who reads this knows, change is a constant in both business and in all parts of our lives. Everyone also knows that major changes have been constant and dramatic the last couple years. The things we took for granted in our workplaces may…Read More
How to Deal With a Poor Listener
Your Strategy Will Change Depending On Your Relationship With Them. By Steve Schumacher First, let me say that in my decades of training, coaching and consulting I have rarely come up across people who are truly good, active listeners. When I say active listeners I mean people that seek to understand what you are saying, ask good questions, show true…Read More
Where Are You Going Now?
The Pandemic Caused A Seismic Shift In Our World And Our Dreams. By Steve SchumacherRead More
Are Your Employees Ready to Work When They Finish School?
Interpersonal, Financial, Customer Service, Judgment And Accountability Skills Should All Be Taught. By Steve SchumacherRead More
Empowerment Is More Important Than Ever
In A Crisis, You Need To Be Able To Rely Completely On Your Employees. By Steve SchumacherRead More
Five Keys to Virtual Presentations
Using PowerPoint In Online Meetings Is Now More The Rule Vs. The Exception. By Steve SchumacherRead More
Do Not Dump Training in a Crisis
By Steve Schumacher Social distancing, budgets and numerous other variables have slowed down or stopped training employees in a face-to-face manner. A lot of training has moved to web-based formats like Zoom. As a leader, it is important for you to understand that traditional training should only be delivered if the information shared is new for the employees involved.If you…Read More
The One Key Leadership Skill You Need During COVID-19
In These Desperate Times, Being Able To Actively Listen Is Essential As A Leader. By Steve SchumacherRead More