Fact of the Month: Servant Leadership -> Greater Team Effectiveness

October 30th, 2018

Leaders who applied the following servant leadership methodologies to their workgroup, significantly increased overall effectiveness:

  1. Providing Accountability
  2. Supporting and Resourcing
  3. Engaging in Honest Self-Evaluation
  4. Fostering Collaboration
  5. Communicating With Clarity
  6. Valuing and Appreciating

Stat of the Month: Maximize Performance by Playing to Employees’ Strengths

September 6th, 2018
Employees who exercise their strengths on a daily basis are 8% more productive and 6x more likely to be engaged.

Source: https://tinyurl.com/yd43n6fj

Stat of the Month:

February 15th, 2018
Leadership Tip of the Month
A recent study by economists at the University of Warwick found that:

  1. happiness made employees 12% more productive
  2. unhappy workers proved 10% less productive

Source: https://tinyurl.com/yd84dnqg

Fact of the Month: Reality Check

May 19th, 2017
Fact of the Month: Reality Check

Telecommuting in the United States has grown 103% over the last decade, and by 2020, 50% of people will work remotely.

Source: Forbes

Fact of the Month

March 23rd, 2017
A survey of over 1,000 U.S.-based employees found that 68% of workers believe their managers are more focused on their own success than on inspiring their employees.
Source: http://bit.ly/2lorcM1

Fact of the Month

October 20th, 2016
Fact of the Month
By his own admission, Warren Buffett spends about 80 percent of his working day reading and thinking.

Fact of the Month

September 30th, 2016
Fact of the Month
Fact of the Month

In April of 2016, San Francisco became the first city in the U.S. to approve six weeks of fully paid leave for new parents. The ordinance goes into effect January 1, 2017, for companies with more than 50 employees (and a year later for those with 20 or more workers).

Fact of the Month: Minimum Wage Hikes Boost Real Income and Spending

April 22nd, 2016

Fact of the Month: Minimum Wage Hikes Boost Real Income and Spending

A recent study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago concluded that, during the quarters following a $1 minimum wage hike, real spending by households with at least one minimum wage earner increases by $700 per quarter.

Fact of the Month: Minimum Wage Hikes Boost Real Income and Spending

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

Fact of the Month: Minimum Wage Hikes Boost Real Income and Spending

April 4th, 2016

Fact of the Month: Minimum Wage Hikes Boost Real Income and Spending

A recent study by the Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago concluded that, during the quarters following a $1 minimum wage hike, real spending by households with at least one minimum wage earner increases by $700 per quarter.

Source: Federal Reserve Bank of Chicago

A WORLD OF TECH ADDICTS

March 22nd, 2016
A WORLD OF TECH ADDICTS

A Time magazine international poll of 5,000 people revealed that:

  1. 84% of respondents said they couldn’t go a single day without their cell phones
  2. 50% of Americans sleep with their phone in bed next to them
  3. 20% of respondents check their phone every 10 minutes

Source: huffingtonpost.com