Category: Management Insights

responsibility

Managers: Are You Screening for Personal Responsibility?

He’s out there. The perfect candidate is just waiting to be hired as your next salesperson. But, how do you make the perfect decision?

c-suite

Are You Using Annual Talent Reviews to Build a Robust C-Suite?

Last week, during International Women’s Day, many female workers opted to stay home to protest the many inequalities they face. Thought leaders are calling on businesses to take action to address workplace inequalities propel more women into senior leadership positions.

leadership

How to Find Your Path to Active Leadership

If you’re spending your lunch break whining to your co-workers about how things would be different if you were in charge of the company, don’t expect anything to change. More often than not, the changes you want will come about only if you initiate them.

culture

Culture Shock: How to Stop Losing Star Performers

With the economy now on firm footing, employees who don’t like their current company cultures are seeking new opportunities. It’s not always easy to fix your culture, but Matthew Gonnering, the CEO of Widen, has a few ideas.

failure

Why You Should Help Your Team Members Celebrate Failure

So the hotshot young coder you hired a few months ago came up with a new idea for a report that she was convinced would be a big hit with users. She made her case and the bottom line numbers looked good. She spent weeks on the project. The report has been available for a

playbook

Have You Read this Page in Your New Leader Playbook?

Starting a new position, especially in a leadership role, is never easy. Naphtali Hoff urges you to figure out how your personality stacks up against the personality of the individual who left the position.

recognition

32% of Businesses Are Increasing Rewards/Recognition Spending

Employers who fail to spotlight big achievements or the extra effort put forth by a team member in an important situation risk losing their best people and can end up eroding company culture.

front-line

Are You Giving Your Front-line Managers The Right Kind of Support?

Promoting your best worker into a management role doesn’t mean he’ll automatically make a great team leader. If your company doesn’t provide the right type of support to this new manager, you’re risking a huge failure.

goodinterview

Does Your Candidate Possess the Right Leadership Characteristics?

As you think about who you’re going to promote or hire into leadership positions, have you taken key personality aspects into account? Research from Kansas State University shows that leaders with the most job satisfaction share a particular set of characteristics.

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