Written by Greg Alcorn on September 10, 2010
A study published in the Economist on August 12, suggests that workers would be more productive if they could bring their dogs to work. See the whole article here: Animal and human behaviour: Manager’s best friend | The Economist.
Written by Greg Alcorn on September 7, 2010
Here’s a neat article on how to trick yourself into doing something you plan to do and often find yourself making excuses NOT to do… Why You’re Not Doing The Things You Said You Wanted To, Part 1.
Written by Greg Alcorn on September 5, 2010
Did you ever find yourself in a pickle when someone walked into your office and told you that XYZ needs to be done by the end of the day? Who hasn’t, right? Most employees muddle through these situations adequately and no one is the wiser. But I challenge you! These types of obstacles open the
Written by Greg Alcorn on September 4, 2010
The famous motivational speaker and writer, Zig Zigler, teaches the importance of attitude with an exercise called “G.A.S.” He’ll ask you to visualize your favorite teacher or manager and to write down ten or fifteen attributes of that person. For example, one of my favorite teachers was smart, encouraging, fair, energetic, listened carefully, was challenging
Written by Greg Alcorn on September 3, 2010
The last couple of days GCS Employees have been seeing articles in the daily news about professional dress in the workplace, we’re even taking requests for the best and worst dressed employees to publish in the weekly newsletter. Perusing my feeds several days ago I came across Put This On, or more specifically I came
Written by Greg Alcorn on September 2, 2010
The Complete List Of “Categories Of Buyer Resistance?” | CustomerThink. Some interesting stuff in this article. It gives suggestions on the different ways to approach buyer resistance.
Written by Greg Alcorn on August 20, 2010
Almost nothing is more helpful in dealing with people than a sense of humor. Now, a sense of humor doesn’t necessarily mean a knack for telling jokes. Rather, it means the ability to take some setbacks and still see that the world has not come to an end. If you can keep from taking a
Written by Greg Alcorn on August 16, 2010
Recently, we made some organizational changes at GCS. We moved some senior managers around and realigned some reporting structures to help streamline our business model. These moves are designed to provide a fresh set of eyes toward old processes to hopefully make them better. Rarely in any type of organization, does everything stay the same
Written by Greg Alcorn on August 11, 2010
We’re gearing up for mid-term elections here at GCS and I read an article in the most recent Campaigns & Elections magazine that highlighted (for me) the importance of reaching out to your constituents in more than one way. Craig Varoga, the Campaign Doc, suggests that you should have contact about six times through door-to-door
Written by Greg Alcorn on August 3, 2010
Frank Camp, VP of Client Services tells us how GCS approaches client relations. At GCS we have built our business on, and are firm believers in, sustainable long-term partnership with our client. At the core of our business is a strong commitment to meeting your needs because we understand that objective is directly related to