Not Just a Piece of Metal: What Managers Can Learn from the Commissioner of Major League Baseball

It’s often easy to make snap judgments and think about things exclusively from our own perspective. Yes, your individual perspective is important, but you’ll run into trouble (especially as a leader) if you fail to account for the valuable perspectives of those around you. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred issued an apology for a comment he … Read more

Retail Managers: Here’s the Difference Between Management and Leadership

The day-to-day responsibilities of a retail manager are to plan, organize, execute, and monitor the store; these are functions of management. That being said, you need to know the difference between management and leadership in order to become a top manager in the retail industry. Most retail managers maintain the status quo by focusing on … Read more

“You’ve got to take care of them before they take care of your guests”

Each leader who partners with MyEmployees understands that they must give more in order to receive more. In this week’s client story, Tim Terhune (Managing Partner at Texas Roadhouse in Urbandale (Johnston), IA) talks about improvements he’s seen after giving his staff consistent recognition. Tim says his numbers the previous year were right around $6.4 … Read more

5 Ways to Make Your Employees Feel Unrecognized

A company is only as good as its employees, which is why it is imperative for employers to ensure that they feel recognized and valued. In fact, our post on ‘Tips for the Right Way to Use Employee Recognition’ highlights that companies are increasingly using employee recognition programs to improve employee morale and promote workforce engagement. Employees … Read more

“Constantly seeking ways to improve”

We enjoy keeping up with the journey of our clients on social media, and we always appreciate when they use platforms such as LinkedIn to share the success of the members on their team. Casey Smock, the manager at FedEx Freight in Atlanta, Georgia, is pictured below with Billy McDougle, the December ‘leader of the … Read more

3 Qualities of a Great Restaurant Manager

What do you expect from your employees? Your expectations may be extremely high, they may be quite low. Either way, you expect something from your team. This article isn’t about the expectations you have for your team, it’s about the expectations you have for yourself. While reading about the three qualities that lead to great … Read more