Home For The Holidays

Many years ago I was just about to leave work for some much needed holidays when my boss called me and said he wanted to see me. In the words of Homer Simpson, “Doh!” I felt like a bank robber who had almost made his escape when the town Sheriff suddenly appears...

The Spouse Test

How do your staff really feel about you? After speaking at a conference on the importance of taking a genuine interest in your employees, I had a manager approach me and tell me about the “Spouse Test.” It was an ingenious method he used to gauge whether...