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How do I measure the productivity of my new remote team and ensure they are being efficient?

2020-11-17T13:52:12-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, COVID 19: The Path Forward, Video|

Communication is key. We hear it all the time in all aspects of managing a team and running a business. However, when managing a remote team, whether new or old, communication has never been more important. It has to be done clearly, early and often. Performance expectations remain the same [...]

When the car business gets back to “normal,” how should we approach if people want to continue working from home?

2020-11-17T15:31:51-06:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, COVID 19: The Path Forward, Video|

Some teams who have been forced to work from home may want to come back, and others may want to continue working remotely. What works best for the company culture and performance is unique to each situation. To set your team up for success review and create policies, procedures, expectations, [...]

Automotive News: No more wacky ads: New family to carry on dealer’s legacy

2020-10-16T14:59:54-05:00By |Succession Blog|

Sale to a compatible third party is a succession option. Dave Versicle , who is chief of editorial operations at Automotive News illustrates this concept in his latest article titled: No more wacky ads: New family to carry on dealer’s legacy. In Dave’s article, Our very own Dan Schneider shares his insight based on [...]

How Do I Navigate Family Business Dynamics If Only Some Family Want to Work In The Business?

2020-10-01T14:50:15-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

The key is to navigating family business dynamics is to first identify WHAT you envision to be the family legacy. Is it the business, or is it what the business provides to the family? Once the legacy is determined, identifying who wants to be involved versus not, is critical to [...]

What Are Some Strategies For Addressing Uncomfortable Subjects During Times Of Stress?

2020-09-22T10:04:38-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, Video|

In times of crisis or stress emotions are elevated, making it even tougher to have uncomfortable conversations. Some may view these conversations as conflict, but in reality they do not have to be. When in doubt, the truth is the best policy. Communicating with confidence, empathy and authenticity can get [...]

What Should I Be Sharing, As A Leader, In Times Of Crisis?

2020-08-24T12:32:59-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Burning Questions, COVID 19: The Path Forward, Video|

Confidence, compassion, transparency and listening are four keys for sending the best message to your people during a crisis. As leaders we need to be authentic, relatable and be willing to show our human side.  Jenny Cybul with Bennet Thrasher and Dan Schneider with The Rawls Group talk about the [...]

Episode 11: What is one key thing to start doing to recruit AND retain key talent?

2020-07-16T20:44:11-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Turnover: Causes And How to Increase Retention|

Human beings change, however human nature remains constant. One key thing an organization can start doing immediately is to ensure they have defined development opportunities in place for their people. This includes having strong practices and processes in place to ensure key talent has the tools and support needed to [...]

Episode 10: What recommendations do you have for organizations to recruit and retain key talent?

2020-07-16T20:46:30-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Turnover: Causes And How to Increase Retention|

One thing organizations can do to recruit and retain key talent is to ensure there are defined career paths for each position in the organization. People want to know what the growth path looks like for not only their position, but other positions within the organization. People who may wish [...]

Episode 9: Do employees leave the organization or their boss?

2020-07-16T20:47:09-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Turnover: Causes And How to Increase Retention|

Leadership behaviors influence the employees perception of the organization. Ensuring leaders of the business key four core attributes in place is critical to ensuring employees have a positive perception. In addition to leadership attributes, employees need to feel as if they have an authentic relationship with their supervisor or manager. [...]

Episode 8: When unemployment is low, what is the impact to organizations ability to retain talent?

2020-07-16T20:47:40-05:00By |Advisor Collaboration, Succession Podcast, Turnover: Causes And How to Increase Retention|

When unemployment rates are low it, competition for great talent intensifies.  A barometer to keep in mind is that if people are leaving withing 3-5 years, it shows the potential lack of development options. If people are leaving after the 5-year mark, it is usually due to leadership or organizational [...]

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