Matthew Kirchner

Matthew Kirchner Columnist

Liquid Coating

Lay Off the Layoffs

By: Matthew Kirchner

When faced with potential layoffs, make alternative decisions to reduce downsizing your staff.
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The Intelligence Matrix and People Who Don't Know Where They Fit

By: Matthew Kirchner

Where do you fall on the smart scale?
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Beware “Hit-Rate Guy”

By: Matthew Kirchner

Why focusing on hit rate can have a detrimental effect on revenue growth.
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Liquid Coating

Are You Leaving Money on the Table?

By: Matthew Kirchner

The beauty many of the additional revenue opportunities above is that often there may be no incremental cost to the finisher.
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Powder Coating

The “Skills Gap” is Your Fault!

By: Matthew Kirchner

The disinterest of tomorrow’s workforce is your problem, too.
#workforcedevelopment

Parts Cleaning

Does Money Trump Freedom? A Philosophy of Business and Life

By: Matthew Kirchner

What is holding you captive, and how can you change it?
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Electroplating

That Which Can Go Wrong, Will Go Wrong

By: Matthew Kirchner

The importance of harboring an effective maintenance program.
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Three Keys to a Winning Culture

By: Matthew Kirchner

Creating a thriving, positive work environment may not be as complicated as you think.
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The 13 Unlucky Signs Your Customer is Looking Elsewhere

By: Matthew Kirchner

Knowing what signs to watch out for could help you save a customer’s business, and improve your relationship in the process.
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There are No Such Thing as Weaknesses, Only Weak Leaders

By: Matthew Kirchner

Determining the difference between a weakness and a personality trait.
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Wrestling with Double Standards

By: Matthew Kirchner

Figure out what motivates your team members, then lead them accordingly.
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Creative Recruiting

By: Matthew Kirchner

Reaching beyond online job boards to find your next great hire.
#surfin