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Implementing a Pay-for-Performance System

by Conal Mulreany on 08/18

Implementing a Pay-for-Performance System

“Show me a raise in your performance and I will show you a raise in your pay!”  In many companies employees assume that, since it has been a year since the last review, they are, therefore, due a raise. Entitlement has reared its ugly head and it wants to be fed!   A Paid-For-Performance (PFP) based system eliminates Entitlement and creates a culture that says, “those that work hard will be rewarded.”  In fact, employees reward themselves under a PFP system.

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The Deadly Sins of a Crew Leader - Part I, The Customer

by Bryan Evans on 08/31

The Deadly Sins of a Crew Leader - Part I, The Customer

To be successful, the Crew Leader must be constantly aware of the three things on a daily basis: (1) the customer, (2) the job, and (3) the employees.  During last Friday’s teleconference, Field Management expert, Conal Mulreany, discussed bad habits that may take a Crew Leader off course and how to right the ship.

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Hunting for Additional Work Orders

by Conal Mulreany on 01/12

Hunting for Additional Work Orders Conal Mulreany

With winter upon us and many companies are experiencing the seasonal slowdown. The fear of not having enough work probably kicked in several weeks ago. The results is to look very closely at what is scheduled. Breaking even is foremost on our minds; the check book gets hidden so it can’t be used unnecessarily.  The culture of our company changes into survival mode, and what it will take to get through the next few months becomes a major topic.

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Spend the Most Time with Your Best Employees

by Brian Nolan on 05/02

One of my favorite leadership books is First, Break All the Rules, by Marcus Buckingham and Curt Coffman. When I read this book a few years ago, it completely changed the way I managed.

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Your 2016 Vision and Goals

by Conal Mulreany on 01/07

Your 2016 Vision and Goals

Companies that hit their goals don’t do so flying by the seat of their pants; they come up with a plan and stick to it! Many of you’re working on this year’s business plan, looking at projected revenue, growth, FOS goals, equipment needs, training and much more. It’s safe to say you’re expanding your vision; you’re trying to get your head around this plan. Hint! Don’t go it alone, involve your team!

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