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

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: Looking Ahead — Doubling “White Collar” Overtime Exemption?

June 6th, 2016

Fact of the Month: Looking Ahead — Doubling “White Collar” Overtime Exemption?

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 could raise the salary threshold for OT exemption to $921/week — over double the current threshold of $455/week.

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: High-Value Activities? Most employees are in the dark.

January 18th, 2016

According to a Harris Interactive / Franklin Covey survey of over 23,000 people, 80 percent of employees don’t understand which behaviors, actions or activities generate the most value — or contribute to their employer’s success.

 

Fact of the Month: High-Value Activities? Most Employees are in the Dark