Deborah Thomas-Nininger is the founder of DTN Productions International, a company that provides professional development training on all areas of international and domestic protocol specializing in reputation management, business etiquette and communication effectiveness. IN episode 62, we discuss: the definition of gravitas for leaders as one of the 4 pillars of character; why taking the time to up your effort at etiquette/manners will pay off; What managers need to do to become defined as “serious leaders” in their organization; and the importance of email responses, tone of voice, body language etc. in the workplace.
Category: Emotional Intelligence for Managers
Are your team members coming to you with the same old complaints about a co-worker? We can all have problems working with others and a lack of self-awareness leads to many of these problems.
When you walk into a room, do people tend to stop talking and start leaving? Some leaders might think nothing of this response and decide everyone else has a problem.
Tina Greenbaum is a High-Performance Specialist, holistic psychotherapist, author, speaker and workshop leader. She is the creator of the program Mastery Under Pressure, an executive coaching program that teaches Olympic-level mindset skills for peak performance in high-stakes and high-stress environments. In this episode, we discuss: becoming a calmer manager to boost team performance; how to be aware of stress points in the moment without judgement; questions to ask about goal setting vs. stress levels; and dealing with fear and negative self-talk.
You don’t have to work with heavy machinery, volatile chemicals, or in extreme weather conditions for your job to be dangerous to your health. Bad workplaces lead to bad health – and even death.
It’s easy to justify departures by blaming the booming economy. After all, this could be an employee’s chance snag that dream job. But, there could be a more ominous reason for turnover at your company.
Many rock-star employees believe they have leadership potential. Before you move them into a management role, give them some training – specifically in conflict management.
Tony Chatman is president of Chatman Enterprises and author of the book, The Force Multiplier is a touchstone to inspire leaders to transform people (and their personalities!) into a high-performing team that gets the job done. In this episode, we discuss: unconscious bias in management, why there have to be winners and losers on teams, and customizing management to achieve better results
Let’s say you’re trying to do a good job coaching a specific employee. But every time you meet with them, you end up arguing. Maybe there’s some door slamming, too.
Employees often take their behavioral cues in the workplace from their managers. If you’ve been in the habit of shutting down dissenters, your attitude is a great disservice to your team and your company.