Category: Employee Engagement Tips for Managers

Is Your Sales Training Missing the Mark On Engagement?

Business leaders are getting the picture. When they train their sales manager and reps, revenue rises

What to do about the Mad Hatter in Your Organization

The Hatter in Lewis Carroll’s Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland is sometimes called the Mad Hatter. Do you know why? And do you know why having an employee who behaves like a Mad Hatter in your organization is a managerial call-to-action?

How to Delegate Tasks to Increase Productivity and Employee Engagement

Are you a superhero? If you own a small or medium-size business, you should be asking yourself that question.

Use Cybersecurity To Strengthen Your Culture

“Hackers aren’t interested in my little business.” If that’s the standard line you use when a security consultant pitches you on their services, you’re making a mistake.

Manage Smarter 59: Overcommunication is Impossible!

Lee Caraher is the best-selling author of two books titled The Boomerang Principle–Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees and Millennials & Management. She’s also the CEO of Double Forte, a national PR/Communications agency headquartered in San Francisco and New York. In this episode, we discuss: how your career can suffer from poor communication; managing to hold teams accountable for information they receive; and managing how you talk to millennial workers.

Manage Smarter 55: Workplace Humor Minefield – Do’s and Don’ts

Scott Dikkers is the founder of TheOnion.com, The AV Club and the #1 New York Times bestselling author of “How To Write Funny.” He’s also been named to TIME magazine’s Top 50 “Cyber Elites” alongside Steve Jobs, Bill Gates and George Lucas. In this episode, we discuss: how workplace humor can be a danger area;
the 11 different kinds of jokes and literary devices; and the difference between creatives and non-creatives spheres in the workplace.

Has the “Lens of Power” Distorted Your Leadership Role?

Everyone has praised your idea. Nobody has suggested any improvements. Either you are the most amazing product development manager ever, or your team members are afraid to tell you the truth.

Manage Smarter 50: The Money Map Every Manager Should Show Employees

Michael Houlihan is the co-founder of Barefoot Wine, now, the world’s largest wine brand. He, along with Bonnie Harvey, are consultants, international keynote speakers and New York Times Bestselling authors. In episode 50, we discuss: the definition of The Money Map and why every manager should show this to their employees; how to get employees to understand where their salaries come from; how to identify and hire a “hustle” mentality; and the unique concept of a Two-Division Company (Sales and Sales Support).

How To Build A Company Of Winners

One of the first things Tony Chatman heard when he became a senior manager was, “you’ve just lost the luxury of having a bad day.”

Why You and Your Team Should Build Relationships Through Social Media

Is it time to refresh your management style? Maybe so – especially if you rose  in your company’s ranks a while ago.

How to Help Your Employees Speak Up in Meetings

You may not have suffered from the problem, but some of your employees do. I’m talking about the fear of speaking up in meetings.

Do Your Employees Dare to Raise a White Flag on You?

If you’re still locked into the mindset of giving your employees annual performance appraisals, you’re involved in malpractice. That’s the wisdom shared by Wally Hauck, PhD.

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