Developing an Employee

When Do You Know Your Employee Will Never be an Asset? The partners have been asking that to ourselves for awhile now. We have done everything to help a new (3 years) employee fit in and grow professionally as our office manager.  We’ve provided professional education and certification, sent her to San Diego for industry... Continue Reading →

Business Ethics in Financial Institutions

Happy New Year – Let’s Get Serious! We have an interesting project for 2017.  ColoradoNDR will be assisting in an ethics project examining the financial industry.  While the basis of the project will be regulatory compliance and enforcement research, the outcome (hopefully) will point to character strengths each of us individually need to recommit to –... Continue Reading →

Leadership Development – How Do You Teach Determination?

Teaching Employees to Take Responsibility vs. Making Employees Take Responsibility We had an interesting question last week about how to teach self-determination to employees wanting to advance. Sitting down with one employer the questions asked were aimed more at “how do I teach/make this employee take responsibility?” This is not a one size fits all... Continue Reading →

Trust Me, I’m your Manager

We recently spoke to a supervisor who complained that her team had no respect for the job or her authority. What made matters worse was the fact that she felt management neither cared or supported her in her duties. Generating trust and respect of management by employees in the workplace is essential for productivity, team... Continue Reading →

Give Peace a Chance

In July 2013, Rotary International, the century old service organization added their peace initiative to the 4 Avenues of Service. What a profound statement. The presiding RI President, Sakuji Tanaka proclaimed “our business is peace”. An extremely powerful objective. In his statement, Tanaka noted that peace is more than the absence of conflict – it... Continue Reading →

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