Showing posts with label Reinvent. Show all posts
Showing posts with label Reinvent. Show all posts

Tuesday, July 30, 2013

Reduce Costs, Increase Productivity And Retain Your Most Valued Employees

“Creating a Positive Workplace And Good Attitudes Are Contagious.”

Good Morning Folks,

A positive workplace reduces costs, increases productivity and retains your most valued employees. 

You can start building a positive work environment with these ideas:

==> Appreciation
Equip each staff member with thank-you notes to offer to co-workers who have done something special. Create a monthly program that recognizes workers’ accomplishments.

Create an efficient system for employees to share feedback with management. Respond to each comment. Even if you can’t act on it, thank the worker for the input. Consider whether the idea can be altered to improve the workplace.

Don’t allow rude remarks or bullying. In addition to violating basic human decency, intolerance affects the bottom line. Research shows that rude behavior reduces productivity. Instead, encourage direct but professional conversations. Educate those who unintentionally make an offensive remark. 

Final thought: If you still think that the negativity in your workplace is too big a task to take on, consider this: Almost half of employees say they plan to leave their organizations when the economy improves. 

Their drive to find new jobs is propelled by negative workplaces that foster lack of trust and unfair treatment, according to the “Deloitte Ethics and Workplace Survey.” 

Thanks to the Work Place Training Center and to you for sharing this moment with us.

Have a GREAT Day,

Love Life!

Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer

Monday, July 29, 2013

Business Transformation: (re)Imagine or Bust

"In the struggle for survival, the fittest win out at the expense of their rivals because they succeed in adapting themselves best to their environment." 
~~ Charles Darwin

Good Morning Folks,

I believe complacency is when innovation ends. The advantage every business has, but few in our industry leverage to the advantage that we do, is the ability to innovate and reinvent. So many great companies lose their edge and end up playing catch-up until they're obsolete. That’s not going to happen here.

As an owner and CEO, I am keenly aware that rapid change in business and technology is the “new normal.”  The only way for our company to survive, let alone thrive, is to continuously reinvent and redefine— everything.

This means we can’t go backward, and we can’t stand still. We can’t rest on our laurels and we can’t keep doing what we’ve always done — even if we are doing our best, we need to keep doing it better.

Because at FSO, we never stop rethinking, refreshing and (re)Imagining a better future for our clients. 

We strive to give our customers the ability to do what they can’t currently do but would want to if they only knew it was possible.

The basic premises that we hold are these: 

1. Nothing lasts (including our services, even if they’re current hits; competition is relentless) 

2. Nothing is supposed to last (we don’t expect long product life cycles; that’s the reality in business today) 

3. It’s good that nothing lasts (because if it did last, we—i.e. everyone in the business—would copy each other blatantly and we’d all look the same, and we’d all become complacent, and we’d all lose our customers’ interest, and our margins would disappear) 

4. We’re making darn sure that nothing lasts (we’re always obsessively putting our time and talent into creating the next wave of new exciting services in order to build our brand, our market share and our income stream)

In the coming years, dramatic new developments are going to be flying at us so fast, from so many places and so many competitors, that it will be easier than ever to become overwhelmed. In a transformational time, disruption multiplies. The only solution to this increasing dilemma is to become experts at reinventing our companies, our products, our services … essentially everything we do.

It is becoming more relevant that change has become a necessity, rather than something companies need to work with or around. My advice to other CEOs is to do as we are doing: focus your best talent on innovating instead of competing with their top priority being customer service.

Have a GREAT day, and...

Love Life!

Mitchell D. Weiner
Chief Happiness Officer
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