Did You Know Your Workplace Pecking Order  is Killing Your Production?

Did You Know Your Workplace Pecking Order is Killing Your Production?

Chickens live in flocks. All flocks of domestic chickens will establish a pecking order—a hierarchy establishing status and used to maintain control over the flock. For centuries, this top-down hierarchy has been observed and we’ve seen it implemented throughout human history from social status to military ranks and even within the workplace. Being the youngest of ten children, this environment of hierarchy is easily relatable to me. But does this top-down power flow breed the greatest environment for creativity and production within your company?

Which One of Us Should Say, “Thank you,”  When I Hand Out A Paycheck?

Which One of Us Should Say, “Thank you,” When I Hand Out A Paycheck?

It is a simple question about perspective. I have been on both ends. I remember the days of being a poor student struggling to keep a dime in the checking account. The anticipation for that paycheck from the part-time job that I fit into the evenings between ten hours of school and four more hours of studying before my face hit the pillow, was like water in the desert. I longed for it, I needed it, and I couldn’t wait to have it, because I HAD to have it to survive.

Introducing the Way to Easily & Automagically Increase Production!

Introducing the Way to Easily & Automagically Increase Production!

How awesome would it be to watch production increase in such a way that it feels like magic? “Automagically” is a portmanteau of “automatically” and “magically.” It’s used to describe an action or result that happens automatically in such a complicated-but-hidden way that it is no longer obvious how it works at all; the behavior seems magical. Implementing an automated reward system is your way to automagically increase production.

Digestible Data

Digestible Data

Have you ever tried to drink from a fire hose? Of course not, right, they were obviously not designed to be drinking fountains. In fact, it’s insane how much water those things put out per minute. Even if you ran a thousand miles a day, it’s still more water than you could drink. You know that saying, “the more the better”? Well, it doesn’t always apply. For instance, it doesn’t apply to business data.