“Leadership Skills for Success: 18 Lessons Learned on the Links” — Motivational Keynote Speech
Golf and leadership are each based on mastering basic fundamentals, making choices and dealing with the consequences of your decisions, learning and listening to others, controlling emotions, and respecting other players. Starting with “tee time” and taking you through 18 ‘holes’ Leadership Skills is a dynamic, entertaining, content filled motivational presentation that connects safety leadership…Read More
Binge Drinking Costs Everyone
Binge drinking is a serious but preventable public health problem Drinking too much, including binge drinking, cost the United States $249 billion. These costs resulted from losses in workplace productivity, health care expenditures, criminal justice costs, and other expenses. Binge drinking was responsible for 77% of these costs, or $191 billion. Binge drinking is the most common,…Read More
How to Improve Employee Coaching to Increase Performance: Seven Quick Tips
Coaching is an important part of any effort to bring out the best in employees. Coaching as a formal endeavor might be relatively new to some organizations, but it has been around for a long time. Top athletes have personal coaches to help them improve what they do and compete to be the best. Opera singers, actors, and public speakers hire people…Read More
Dealing with Personal Stress—YIKES!!!
Stress? What stress? Me? Doesn’t everyone want to pull out their hair? Sound familiar? Some people deal with stress better than others. WE ALL HAVE STRESS. The key is how we cope with it. Personally, I like to re-frame it and seek to find a positive in the situation; I admit, some situations are easier…Read More
Tips for Problem-Solving and Decision-Making Skills
“Out of intense complexities, intense simplicities emerge.” -Winston Churchill Effective and efficient Problem-Solving and Decision-Making are critical for personal and organizational performance and success. If we fail to identify problems correctly or fail to resolve them properly, the cost to our time, our health, our customers, or our financial well-being will be very high and most unwelcome. Staff members…Read More
Early Return to Work Programs (ERWP) Do you have one? Why/why not?
An employee has been severely injured on the job and will need time to fully recover. He is unable to return to his regular work assignment until he is fully recovered. What do you do? Do you call in temporary help? Do you shuffle schedules around? Do you completely retrain someone to do the job?…Read More
Seven Tips to Lead Change Successfully
One of the key competencies required of all individuals today is the ability to anticipate and respond effectively to any change that comes along. This skill is needed even more in today’s fast-paced and competitive work environment, where it is expected that we demonstrate some “change agent” skills. These skills enable us to lead ourselves,…Read More
Ohhhhhhhhhhhh My Aching Back!!!!
Back injuries account for nearly 20% of all injuries and illnesses in the workplace and cost the nation an estimated 20 to 50 billion dollars per year. Watch your back! Abusing it can cause painful and even permanent injuries. Your back can slowly get worse or can suddenly “go out.” Either way, the results are the…Read More
How Bloomingdales Saved $2.2 MILLION in Safety Costs in ONE Year
Have you tried all the conventional methods for training……classroom training, posters, toolbox-talks, brochures, one-sheet reminders, and even e-learning? Yet, the impact on the bottom line for reducing accidents and reducing costs is not there. Moreover, to make matters worse, your associates are in various locations and difficult to reach which makes consistency lacking. Does all…Read More