Lea Woodford is the Chief Executive Officer and founder of SmartFem.com and SmartFem TV. SmartFem was created as a result of her many years as a publicist, columnist as well as a radio and television personality. In this episode, we discuss: how to provide value via cold call outreach on social media – which is vital in recruiting new talent, how smart technology is the pathway to further warm leads and the benefits of using Facebook Groups.
Category: Employee Engagement Tips for Managers
Tom Peters has been writing books and advising CEOs since before many of us were born. His ideas are as trendsetting and important now as they were thirty years ago. When he joined us on our Manage Smarter podcast earlier this year, he reminded us of what business leaders need to do to achieve excellence
We all know it’s expensive and difficult to replace an existing employee. You may be able to save yourself time and money by training your underperformer and coaching them on how to be more engaged.
We’ve all had times when we haven’t been able to give an employee a key assignment or the raise they deserve. After a while, employees who receive too many pieces of bad news gradually disengage.
Wally Hauck, PhD., CSP helps leaders to STOP managing people and START creating an environment of Self-Management. He is the author of the books “Stop the Leadership Malpractice: How to Replace the Typical Performance Appraisal” and “The Art of Leadership: 3 Principles for Predictable Performance Improvement.” In episode 40, we discuss: why performance appraisals are leadership malpractice, shifting performance appraisals to quality interactions and how managers can short-circuit bullies.
Are you having trouble recruiting sales managers? Or maybe you’re having a tough time convincing a top salesperson to step into the sales management role at your company.
Deb Westphal is CEO of Toffler Associates, a dynamic and future-focused strategic consulting and advisory firm that helps organizations build resilience and sustain growth in a complex global landscape. She’s a Futurist and Executive Advisor. In episode 38, we discuss: How a culture that puts people first can counter the future wave of artificial intelligence, the five shifts managers need to know that control how people work together, and how to hire managers who are early tech adopters and can work well with machines.
Employees love a winning boss, right? Maybe. But, they also get tired of hearing about how successful the boss is.
When we choose words carefully, we are viewed as being in command, powerful, as we describe the world around us. Leaders go one step further. They use the language of leadership.
Are millennials really that different from their younger counterparts: the members of the up and coming Generation Z? Yes, says Jessica Ogilvy, assistant professor of marketing at Marquette University.
Do you wish your employees would give your company culture a ringing endorsement? It can be challenging to keep your culture fresh and appealing.
What can you do to stop conspiracy theorists from running the gossip mill at your company? Cynthia Wang, a clinical professor of management and organizations at the Kellogg School and a team of researchers, looked into why people start and spread conspiracy theories.