TIPS for New Supervisors
On May 26, 2014 | 0 Comments

T ⟶ train and coach employees for success I ⟶ inspire and motivate employees P ⟶ practice effective communication S ⟶ stop micromanaging

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Are you a good meeting facilitator?
On October 2, 2013 | 0 Comments

What would your employees say about how you facilitate a meeting? I remember my first senior management meeting when I became a new employee for an international firm. This meeting was regularly set for once a month at 10:00am. I had been attending meetings at various organizations for some time and had certain expectations. As […]

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Manager Tips – 3 Things to Never Do
On September 14, 2013 | 2 Comments

3 Things you Must Never Do if you want your employees to trust you   [custom_list style=”list-4″] #1 – You must never make your employees guess what you expect from them. Employees can’t read your mind. A job description doesn’t set standards or tell the employee how you work or what you expect or when […]

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Top 6 Tips for the Micromanager [Video]
On September 12, 2013 | 1 Comments

How to become a recovering micromanager Micromanagement creates a sense of distrust… A micromanager will [custom_list style=”list-3″] watch everything you do check on you frequently send specific instructions by email remind you of job priorities daily [/custom_list]   Chances are the employee will not be feeling very good about this. The short video offers recovering […]

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Working as a team
On July 31, 2013 | 0 Comments

Working as a team can be an easy and natural process, provided there is a clear vision of the goal that overrides the self-interest of each team member. Take a look at this photo and you will have no doubt about what an effective, self-directed team can accomplish. If you plan to lead a team […]

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New Supervisors – 4 Tips to Managing Experienced Employees
On June 24, 2013 | 0 Comments

Oh no, how can I manage the work of an employee who has more experience than I do? Often there is the hope and expectation among new supervisors that the people they are charged to manage will have equal or less experience than they do. Many new supervisors think that managing less experienced employees will […]

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On June 18, 2013 | 0 Comments

A little more about leadership If you want to lead – check out this blog by Amy Gallo from the Harvard Business Review. You want to get there, you’ve got to be there… Read the post –>>>  Act Like a Leader Before You Are One    

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4 Tips for Establishing Accountability without the Authority
On June 17, 2013 | 0 Comments

Establishing accountability without the authority…   How can I get Randy to give me the reports I need when he doesn’t even report to me? I was asked this question during a recent meeting with a supervisor, Tim. Tim did not have a direct reporting relationship with Randy, but he was dependent on him for […]

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Situational Leadership
On June 10, 2013 | 0 Comments

3 types of Management Leaders Recently, I was interviewed about my book, The Supervisor’s Companion for an article that will be in a local newspaper, The Herald Mail later this month. One of the questions was: You close your book with advice on business leadership. What’s the difference between a leader and a supervisor? Seeking […]

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Know when to Forgive your Employee
On May 29, 2013 | 0 Comments

Do you know when to forgive your employee ? Here is an excellent tip for all supervisors and managers – —>>> Know when to Forgive your Employee. Below is an excerpt from the article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter posted on the Harvard Business Review titled – Great Leaders Know When to Forgive Leaders must […]

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