Author Archives: James Walczak-Zelem

Ring the Bell, I’m Back!

After a brief hiatus, I am back to writing some blogs. This blog will be about a specific example that is touched upon in pervious blogs.  So, without further ado, let’s get started. In a blog titled “Possible Effects of an Internal Promotion”, date July 29, 2018, my father talks about how you may be […]

Expectations and Discipline

A topic that nobody loves to talk about is discipline.  Let’s face it, most people by nature don’t like confrontation.  Other than breaking up with someone, the discipline talk has to be one of the most uncomfortable conversation that one person can have with another. The reason discipline is uncomfortable for both parties is because […]

Manage the Process

How do you get lasting results?  That is a question that business leaders have been asking since the beginning of time.  Many managers chase numbers.  That can get you results, but not necessarily lasting results.  However, if you manage the process, achieving lasting results is very possible. Let me explain what I mean when I […]

Trust Your Staff

When people get promoted within a company, they seem to forget one very important fact.  They are now more dependent on others for their success or failure.  Sometimes the higher up people go on the corporate ladder, the more and more they forget what it is like to be a worker.  The higher up you […]

Why Morale?

I have posted 2 previous blogs discussing morale and what can eat away at it.  However, maybe I should have started with this blog before diving into issues that can sink morale.  To me and through my experiences, morale is vital to becoming and staying an effective manager. If you looked at my profile, you […]