This Week in Business Strategies
Jan. 14, 2019— To better assist shop owners with their production management, marketing tactics and leadership styles, Ratchet+Wrench has compiled a short list of essential business-building material from some of its favorite sources.
Managing When the Future is Unclear – Harvard Business Review
We frequently find ourselves managing in situations of strategic ambiguity—when it isn’t clear where you’re going or how you’ll get there. Market conditions shift rapidly. Customers have more choices than ever. Resources are constrained. The best managers find ways to provide steady, realistic direction and to lead with excellence, even when the strategy isn’t clear.
These are 6 numbers that won't add up if you want to have a high-performing, happy organization. So let's be aware and take action.
9 Things Productive People Do Before Noon – Business Insider
Researchers studied over 430,000 people, aged 38 to 73, for six and a half years to see how their "early bird" or "night owl" lifestyles affected their health and well-being. The results proved that health-wise, night owls may be at a disadvantage. Becoming a morning person can increase daily productivity and career growth.
Ten Tips For a Successful Mentorship – Forbes
January is National Mentorship Month. Mentor relationships are very helpful to your professional development, which is why many companies and outside organizations invest heavily in offering these programs.