Do you make the grade?

Proper management of human assets is often likened to team sports, where winning is usually accomplished by talented athletes who are guided by professional and knowledgeable coaches.


Good ideas are a dime a dozen. Great ideas are worth their weight in gold. And great ideas from your own employees are priceless. Unfortunately, we often don't give our employees and their ideas the acknowledgement and attention they deserve.

Everything is going great. Your staff is professional, talented, and dependable! Your customer base is growing. You've gotten good reviews. Profits are steady. You've made every mistake in the book and you've learned your lessons. So what's the problem?

When it comes to profitability, there is a seemingly endless number of factors to consider.

Most people get depressed at the thought of taking a physical inventory.

The interviews are over. The offer has been made.

We think we're doing our employees a great favor by offering them free meals during their shift. But ask yourself... could I get excited about production leftovers, day-old menu items or a random assortment of low-cost like spaghetti or hamburgers?

When an employee quits, they don't quit the company, they quit their boss. An independent survey showed that half the people quit their previous employer because of problems with their immediate supervisor. No surprise.

It is imperative that your management and employee policy handbooks have clearly defined harassment policies.

The case studies below are just two of many cases in our court systems. They clearly show that things aren't so clear when it comes to harassment lawsuits.