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Entrepreneurs and 2010: How To Build Your Development Plan
Entrepreneurship, Human resources for Small Business, Patricia Frame
Entrepreneurs and 2010:  How To Build Your Development Plan
13 November 2009

-I took her to the Smithsonian’s Natural History museum. At the end of our visit she announced, as only a 4 year old can, that it had been ‘three many funs’. And then patiently she explained to me that meant she had learned lots of new things, interesting and exciting stuff. Read more…

“Remember It’s People, Not Sheep”: Why Management Is an Art
Human resources for Small Business, Leadership, Patricia Frame
14 October 2009

Some of our readers have asked for tips on managing men. Speakers and authors galore are feasting on how to manage the newest generation of workers. And I think all are asking the wrong questions. Read more…

The Small Business Punt and How To Fix It (Hint: Laziness Makes You Work Too Hard)
Entrepreneurship, Human resources for Small Business, Patricia Frame
The Small Business Punt and How To Fix It (Hint: Laziness Makes You Work Too Hard)
22 September 2009

Recently I was working with a small association and discovered their performance appraisal form was 19 pages long. Which reminded me of how common such overkill is. I have seen it in too many companies. Read more…

Are These Folks Stupid? (No!): Examples of Hiring Self-Sabotage Plus Tips to Avoid the Mess
Human resources for Small Business, Leadership, Patricia Frame
Are These Folks Stupid? (No!): Examples of Hiring Self-Sabotage Plus Tips to Avoid the Mess
1 September 2009

The company founder wanted to hire a CFO to help develop the business faster. But he also expected the new CFO to do the daily accounting chores. The executive director wanted to hire a Senior Director of Development, with three years experience required. Read more…

Over-Qualified for the Job (say what?!): Learn to Recognize Great Team Members for Your Business
Human resources for Small Business,Patricia Frame
Over-Qualified for the Job (say what?!):  Learn to Recognize Great Team Members for Your Business
13 July 2009

When I moved into my condo, the front desk job was held by two men – one who had run a successful insurance agency before selling it and one who had been a senior civil servant running a big program. They were job-sharing, great guys, and stayed with us for many years. Residents got great service. Read more…

To Employ (or not?): Questions that Help Assess Your Needs Before Hiring
Human resources for Small Business, Patricia Frame, Resources
To Employ (or not?):  Questions that Help Assess Your Needs Before Hiring
17 June 2009

Guest contributor Patricia A. Frame is an experienced management consultant, speaker, and executive with expertise in human capital. Launching a new Women Grow Business series on human resources for small business, Patricia is founder of Strategies for Human Resources. She helps small to mid-size organizations achieve their goals through more effective human capital strategy and management. Read more…

Would Your Small Business Agree? Human Resources Would Be So Much Easier Without Humans
Human resources for Small Business,Patricia Frame
Would Your Small Business Agree?  Human Resources Would Be So Much Easier Without Humans
12 May 2009

Guest contributor Patricia A. Frame is an experienced management consultant, speaker, and executive with expertise in human capital. Launching a new Women Grow Business series on human resources for small business, Patricia is founder of Strategies for Human Resources. She helps small to mid-size organizations achieve their goals through more effective human capital strategy and management. Read more…

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