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Do You Lack The Tools & Resources To Do Your Job Effectively?
From time to time we survey business professionals regarding challenges they face. One of the most common responses is that they lack the tools & resources to do their jobs effectively. This struggle spans Read more
Management’s objective is not to resolve conflict, it is to overcome it.
Conflict is an uncomfortable aspect of any relationship, especially when it exists among members of your team. As a manager, you have the responsibility to not only address the issues as they come up, but Read more
How do you inspire your employees to do more?
You want your employees to move faster, do more, follow-up on opportunities and complete action items, but how can you inspire them to do it on their own? If you are tired of getting month end reports without any substance and want your employees to generate results on a daily basis, here is an essential management tactic you can use to improve your employee’s pro-activity.
You got promoted to Manager…do you know what to do, or what to expect?
Whether you are a first time Manager, first time Supervisor, or you have been in the job for a short period of time already, there are some things that you should know in order to acclimate yourself to your new role. Managing people is a great responsibility. When you first become a manager it is normal to feel proud about yourself and the accomplishments that got you there. Over time, and with experience, however, Read more
How do you build a strong team?
As a Manager, you are only as good as those you manage. So what if the people you manage don’t feel respected or included in your team? By taking the time to know your employees, listen to them and help them to feel included, you will not only build a stronger team, but you will drive better results. It all sounds logical, but how do you do this? Try to incorporate these practices into your management routine:
What should do if your employee thinks they are perfect, but you don’t?
You are a decent manager, your team shows good results…but there is that one employee that tries to take all the credit. They seem to lack humility, rate themselves with perfect scores on their performance reviews and want to spend more of their time focused on doing things for the next job before they really do a great job in this one. So what can you do about “Perfect Employee Syndrome”? Let’s review two Read more
Can you fix a broken employee?
OK…you have a great organization, but there is that one employee that just can’t seem to fit in with the team, they are always bucking the system, resisting your leadership, going rogue, missing deadlines, causing you more work. The list of reasons to get rid of them goes on and on, so you ask yourself, at what point do I have enough to let them go? But should you really be asking yourself, at what point have I Read more