Tag: culture building

warmth

Are You Conveying Enough Warmth to Your Team Members?

Today, we all expect to find meaning in our work and in the workplace. That goal can be fulfilled if we feel that our managers genuinely care about us as individuals.

onboarding

Are You Onboarding Your Promoted Employees?

You might think you can save yourself the time and expense involved in onboarding a new employee when you promote a promising internal candidate. That kind of thinking can lead to big problems, Ed Zalewski warns.

lead

Tips for Leading Your Team After Failure

If you and your team have just missed a big target or lost a huge account, it’s natural to feel discouraged. As a leader, you need to set the tone for what comes next.

thinker

Are You a Reactive or a Creative Thinker?

Smart executives nowadays realize that you can’t remain competitive while running a mechanical organization. You must have a thinking organization, which means that people at every level must be able to think and must be free to think.

drama

Is Office Drama Wrecking Your Team’s Productivity?

The last thing you need is office drama added to the rest of your responsibilities. But, since you are managing people who probably have conflicting needs and wants, a drama-free workplace is hard to come by.

ace

Why You’re Not an Ace Manager

A promotion often means you were really good at your previous position. It doesn’t automatically mean you’ll be a good manager.

prize

Are You Still Using Money to Motivate Your Employees?

You just offered one of your employees a chance to go to an industry conference with you and two colleagues. In your opinion, this trip should be a huge motivator and reward for her. So why is she hesitating?

pettiness

Tactics to Reduce Team Pettiness

Few issues can send your team’s productivity into a downward spiral faster than petty squabbling. Of course, these folks should know better. Since they don’t, it will be up to you, the manager, to take action.

onboarding

Is Your Sales Rep Onboarding Process Broken?

Hiring the right sales rep to join your team is harder than it’s ever been. Keeping good reps is proving to be equally difficult.

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