Effective leaders spend 60 percent of their time solving problems, while average leaders spend less than 30 percent of their time fixing what’s broken. What’s worse, weaker leaders devote over 45 percent of their time to routine maintenance activities, while stronger leaders spend only 10 percent of their time on paperwork. The lesson: If you get bogged down in trivia, you won’t give yourself a chance to lead. That’s why breaking free from the confines of bureaucratic systems to resolve conflicts and produce meaningful results is a key characteristic of an organizational leader.
Your employee handbook can be an invaluable organizational tool … or an employment lawsuit waiting to happen. And in recent years, Congress and state legislatures have been busy enacting laws that directly affect your employee handbook. If you haven’t kept up, you could find yourself in court....Click here to find out more.