Leaders who applied the following servant leadership methodologies to their workgroup, significantly increased overall effectiveness: Providing Accountability Supporting and Resourcing Engaging in Honest Self-Evaluation Fostering Collaboration Communicating With Clarity Valuing and Appreciating
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
By his own admission, Warren Buffett spends about 80 percent of his working day reading and thinking. Source: http://theweek.com/articles/460783/warren-buffett-formula-how-smarter
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: Looking Ahead — Doubling “White Collar” Overtime Exemption? In July, the Department of Labor (DOL) expects to release its final rule on which white collar workers — executive, administrative, and professional employees — are entitled to the minimum wage and overtime pay protections under the Fair Labor Standards Act (FLSA). This […]
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