Let’s talk compensation. It has been well documented that the amount of someone’s paycheck is not the #1 driver for their professional satisfaction. However, it does get pulled up to the top of the list quickly in the absence of the top drivers such as recognition, sense of purpose, ability to contribute, opportunity for advancement, etc. Today, I am discussing compensation plan designs. In my opinion, there are a few KEY considerations to incorporate into designing compensation plans to make them great.
Sometimes spending more dollars on the front end can save you a whole a lot more on the backend. I want to challenge you to think about the bigger perspective as it relates to the decisions and investments we make.
Unfortunately, unforeseen external circumstances may surface, which are completely out of their control. When these events materialize, they come through the front door of a business like an out of control freight train. They come in fast and tend to be very disruptive.
While the global pandemic has caused reasons for concern for all business owners, including fabricators, remaining calm and thinking clearly to take measures that can reduce the financial impact will prove beneficial
Last week, Clear Seas Research, a company of BNP Media, which is Stone World‘s parent company, conducted a survey to see how manufacturers in the architectural, engineering and construction industries are handling/surviving the worldwide pandemic that has literally shut us down.
ow do you feel when someone tells you what a “fantastic job, you’re awesome, the team appreciates your contribution?” If you are like most people, you would want more of those comments. We all crave feedback about ourselves. Why?
I was in awe of the elaborate strategic plan the leadership team and I just produced. After three dedicated days of planning and brainstorming, we had seven pages of strategic initiatives to serve our business well for the next 36 months. What made it so impressive was also why it didn't work.
While Hunter Adams did not have any prior fabrication experience, he did have a MBA and business sense. So when a long-time family friend asked if he would be interested in buying his solid surface company, Trindco, Adams decided to take the leap of faith.
For this issue of Contemporary Stone & Tile Design decorative porcelain and marble tile modernize an outdated living space in New York. We also see how Italian Porcelain tile contributes to a multi-purpose residential building. Finally we feature our Mosaic and decorative tile roundup.