Hiring managers from outside of the organization makes sense if you’re in the midst of a major shift in product strategy or a general company turnaround. But, if you need to fill a management position that is not slotted for significant change, why not promote from within?
Leaders have a great responsibility not only to create vision but to communicate that vision in a manner that will inspire those around them into action.
Is your team consistently falling short of reaching its goals? Larry Sternberg, whose work is highlighted in a Tanveernaseer.com column, suggests you review your interactions with team members if you want to boost overall performance.
As a leader in your organization, are you using everyday occurrences to develop your employees’ talents?
There’s an old saying that prescription without diagnosis is malpractice. I like to apply it to sales management as well as medicine. I see this all the time when sales managers have to deal with performance issues.
Remember the bully from elementary school who talked trash about how he was going to beat you up?
No organization can boast a 100% success rate when it comes to hiring. For example, you may decide that new sales rep isn’t going to make the grade, and you’ll have to show her the door. Or, your new accounting manager may tell you that she’s not happy with how her new schedule is impacting
If people are always skipping your meetings or trying to reschedule them, maybe you’re choosing to hold them at the wrong time.
If your team isn’t happy to come to work every day, you might want to change your style as Sherrie Campbell suggests in her column for Entrepreneur.com.