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Facing The Ugly Truth

Facing The Ugly Truth

The Advantage – Why Organizational Health Trumps Everything Else In Business! There is a competitive advantage out there, questionably more powerful than any other. Is it superior strategy? Smarter employees? Faster innovation? No… Best-selling author, Patrick Lencioni, states that the pivotal difference between successful companies and mediocre ones has little to do with what they […]

5 Ways to Improve Staff Productivity

5 Ways to Improve Staff Productivity

Without your staff, you would not have a product to sell or a service to deliver to your customers. Yet they are also one of the biggest costs to your business and you’ll want to increase the return on your investment. One way is to increase your team’sproductivity. There are many ways in which you […]

Increasing Employee Productivity

Increasing Employee Productivity

Experts generally advise companies to seek productivity gains continually, not through concentrated productivity-improvement programs. Programs focused on short-term gains tend to be short-lived, especially if they do not achieve quick results. Moreover, experts say it can take as long as five years before measurable improvements are apparent. Some practices that employers should consider when attempting […]

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Boost Employee Morale

5 Ways Small Businesses Can Boost Employee Morale

You already know that you need a high rate of productivity to keep up with the competition. But how much effort are you putting into rewarding those employees that go above and beyond the call of duty for your company? What incentives are you offering to encourage even better performance? While you may be a […]

7 Employees You Should Fire Now

7 Employees You Should Fire Now

The key to your growth and success as a corporation has one engraving on it. No, it’s not sales. It’s not marketing and advertising. It’s not even information technology, although that maintains efficiency on a high level. It’s this: workforce. Your employees matter the most. Consequently, the right employees matter even more, if that is […]

How to Hire the Right Employees, From the Very Start

How to Hire the Right Employees, From the Very Start

You’re company is thriving and you’ve mapped out aggressive growth and expansion plans. At the same time, you are at a point where you can no longer do it yourself, or with your small team. It’s time to hire. So, what should you look for in the ideal job candidate and how do you manage […]

Vehicle Tracking Systems Increase Driver Efficiency & Improve Patient Care

Vehicle Tracking Systems Increase Driver Efficiency & Improve Patient Care

For many EMS providers, it’s hard to imagine responding to calls in this day and age without a GPS guiding them to the front door of a scene. Technology has, in many ways, vastly improved efficiency for EMS. Specialized vehicle identification programs like Ferno’s ACETECH system and ZOLL’s RescueNet Road Safety system have introduced new […]

Behavioral analytics on employees uncover ways to increase workplace productivity, satisfaction

Behavioral analytics on employees uncover ways to increase workplace productivity, satisfaction

Michael Lewis’ 2003 book “Moneyball”—and the 2011 film adaptation—detailed how the Oakland Athletics used analytics, primarily derived from players’ on-base percentages, to assemble a competitive team despite financial constraints. What if you could bring that type of analytics to the workplace? Now MIT spinout Sociometric Solutions is developing a system it calls “moneyball for business,” […]

The Complete Guide To Improving Employee Productivity

The Complete Guide To Improving Employee Productivity

Productivity is a key metric in any business situation.  When you and your employees are productive you: Cut payroll costs by getting more done in less time Make more money by increasing profit margins Enthuse customers by staying on track, on time, and on budget Have more time for expansion, growth, and internal revisions And […]