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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Can you motivate a temp?
On September 23, 2013 | 0 Comments

If you are having difficulty finding work, one strategy is to join the “temp community.” Like many of you out there, I have friends who work as temps while actively seeking regular full time employment. That’s what I would do if I were in their shoes. But what does that mean for the company who […]

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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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The Management of Moving….
On September 9, 2013 | 1 Comments

Two weeks ago my husband and I moved from Western Maryland to St. Augustine Florida. It’s a huge project unwinding sixteen years of living in one place. It wasn’t easy, but we made it! Looking back, I recall some days when I thought we had made a big mistake and should just undo everything. There […]

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Can Effective Supervision be like a Strong Marriage?
On July 15, 2013 | 0 Comments

I’ve been coaching a very nice young man, Sam, who is a highly motivated employee in a company that works in the security industry. Sam is one of the company stars. He is well respected by management and his colleagues. Recently, he was promoted to a manager level position that required first line supervision of […]

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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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