Management

The TTT Recruiting Experience

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A study conducted in 2018 by the Society for Human Resource Management states that the average cost to hire an employee is $4,129 with approximately 42 days to fill a position. A similar study conducted by Glassdoor found that the average a company in the United States spends to hire a new employee is $4,000…

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Working Your Abs (I Mean Core)

As an entrepreneur, I’ve had my share of “Aha!” moments while building a new business from the ground up. And I have to say, identifying and being able to articulate the Trainertainment Core Values was one of the biggest.   In fact, our Core Values are so intrinsic to the Trainertainment world that we pay…

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Vision vs. Mission

Establish the Vision – Make it Your Mission to Succeed Have you ever flown Southwest Airlines? If so, you’ve likely experienced the crew’s tendency toward silly antics like spontaneously breaking into song or cracking a joke over the loudspeaker. They seem to really have fun. Sounds a bit like the fish market crew we wrote…

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Don’t just talk about it, SOLVE it!

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Worrying is like sitting in a rocking chair. It gives you something to do but doesn’t get you anywhere. That’s what talking about problems does. Nothing. Okay, ALMOST nothing. Talking about problems can help you “get stuff off your chest,” give you an emotional band-aid, and spread some good ole’ fashioned gossip around. But talking…

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Our Favorite Books From 2018 To Grow Your Business

The entire TrainerTainment team loves to read. Constantly getting to grow and learn is one of the best parts of our job. We take learning so seriously that intentional learning is one of our team’s core values. Our company defines intentional learning as forward-thinking – anticipating future needs and learning more, reading and asking questions,…

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Get The Right People In The Right Seat

When you have the right people in the right seat everything in your business seems to function like a well-oiled machine. When you know you have someone on the team who shouldn’t be in their current position, it can make moving your company forward difficult. It doesn’t mean you don’t want them to be part…

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How Sick Do You Have To Be?

Recently I spent seven days in the ICU with my brother-in-law who is having a terrible bout with pneumonia. As of this writing, he’s still in the hospital and although I’ve been a hospital TV show junkie all my life, it is incredible to see what it takes to keep the body in a state…

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World Class Performance

I don’t think anyone jumps out of bed and says, “Boy, I hope I’m mediocre today!” However, I wonder how many of us rise thinking, “I believe I’m going put in a world-class performance today.” And that makes me wonder why not? Is it enough to just get through the day? I don’t think so.…

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Culture is Defined by Design or Default

I just finished a terrific read by Dr. Marilee G. Adams. She’s authored a book titled, Change Your Questions, Change Your Life. There were many things that caught my attention as I listened to words penned by Dr. Adams. The title of my article today makes me take particular note. I’ve always understood in a headway…

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