Articles by Ken Okel

/Articles by Ken Okel
Apr, 23 2018

This Common Communication Mistake Hurts Employee Engagement

By | 2018-04-23T15:13:17+00:00 April 23rd, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A common communication mistake can frustrate your team and reduce their productivity. It’s done by many leaders, who may not realize they are turning off people very quickly. Ultimately, this [...]

Apr, 16 2018

Use Acting to Improve Employee Communication

By | 2018-04-18T21:49:42+00:00 April 16th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |0 Comments

If you want to improve employee communication, then you may want to use a special acting technique. Exploring acting can help prevent costly mistakes and misunderstandings, as well as create [...]

Apr, 9 2018

Three Business Lessons from Painting

By | 2018-04-20T21:41:33+00:00 April 9th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Three Business Lessons from Painting

Painting a room can teach you three business lessons that can help your career. Recently, I decided to change the color of the walls of my office. While I haven’t [...]

Apr, 2 2018

Barriers to Workplace Communication

By | 2018-04-02T15:59:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Barriers to Workplace Communication

A new study sheds some light on the barriers to workplace communication and some of the findings may sound disturbingly familiar. Communication Barriers in the Modern Workplace paints a picture [...]

Mar, 26 2018

How to Stop Non-Work Hours Email

By | 2018-03-31T19:23:54+00:00 March 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Stop Non-Work Hours Email

While many are frustrated by jobs that don’t allow them to disconnect at the end of the day, they’re not sure how to stop non-work hours email and text messages. [...]

Mar, 19 2018

Productivity Tip: Celebrate Yesterday

By | 2018-03-19T20:44:16+00:00 March 19th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on Productivity Tip: Celebrate Yesterday

Celebrate Yesterday is a productivity strategy designed to have you honestly look at what you do well and what could be improved. Often, your daily demands make this kind of [...]

Mar, 12 2018

How to Stick to Your Work Routine

By | 2018-03-13T18:18:31+00:00 March 12th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , |Comments Off on How to Stick to Your Work Routine

If you want to stick to your work routine, then you need to be prepared to make some adjustments. While you know what you need to do to be successful [...]

Mar, 5 2018

Setting Boundaries at Work

By | 2018-03-05T19:55:28+00:00 March 5th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Setting Boundaries at Work

When it comes to setting boundaries at work, you’re probably your own worst enemy. It can be very tempting to do one more work thing before you unplug for the [...]

Feb, 26 2018

Leadership Tip: Get to Tomorrow

By | 2018-02-27T20:52:30+00:00 February 26th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Leadership Tip: Get to Tomorrow

Get to Tomorrow represent three important words for when things are not going well. Very often, we hear a lot about success or overcoming a challenge but very little about [...]

Feb, 20 2018

Does Your Boss Need a Backseat Driver?

By | 2018-02-26T20:29:36+00:00 February 20th, 2018|Categories: Articles by Ken Okel|Tags: , , , |Comments Off on Does Your Boss Need a Backseat Driver?

When a leader can’t communicate effectively, it can turn your entire team into a backseat driver. Confusion leads to mistakes and other costly problems. Maybe you’ve been in the situation [...]