Supervisors Tips
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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Is there a Communication Gap between Manager & Employee
On September 16, 2013 | 0 Comments

Here are three quick tips for you to consider.   If you want effective communication with your employees you must actively listen. Active listening requires approaching a situation with an open and curious mind. You will need to focus on someone else rather than your own thoughts during communication. This isn’t easy for most of […]

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How can I get my manager to change?
On July 26, 2013 | 0 Comments

Getting my Manager to Change…   Dear Jeanne, My manager doesn’t listen. She is stubborn and bossy. I never seem to do anything right. I don’t like working with her. How can I get her to change? Janet   …and my response:   Dear Janet, I once had someone say that about me. For the […]

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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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Help me, I can’t stop micromanaging!
On June 20, 2013 | 0 Comments

Ever feel like you can’t stop micromanaging? Yesterday I received this email: Dear Jeanne, I work in a highly technical field. Six months ago I was promoted to supervisor, and I am terrified that my employees will make mistakes. We have strict timelines and accuracy is essential. How can I make sure my 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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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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