You’ve got strengths and weaknesses – things you like working on and things you’d like to never have to do again. If one of the tasks you find yourself avoiding is talking with your team members, you’ll have to address this problem.
Have you heard the one about how human behavior relates to results of Pavlov’s study on salivation in dogs? A physiologist, Pavlov realized that he could train dogs to salivate whenever he entered a room, regardless of whether he came bearing food.
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As Harvey Weinstein learned in the past couple of weeks, establishing a culture of fear in an organization will eventually result in a huge loss: your own. If your employees are afraid to speak up, if they worry about losing their jobs because they dare to share their honest opinions, they will run for the exit.
Team Development Cycle – Good managers improve numbers. High-performing managers improve people. The cycle in this infographic, if repeated, will develop your team into a high-performing team.
One of my employees asked me, “Lee, why do you OBSESS over culture?” I think the culture here is pretty great!” “Well, the culture here is pretty great BECAUSE I obsess over it!” I told her.
“Develop an employee and you improve one person’s job performance. Develop a manager and you’ve improved the entire team.” So says SalesFuel CEO C. Lee Smith about why he created his new data-driven management platform, TeamKeeper®, which develops smarter, more effective managers. The new 2.0 version is rolling out 4 new, significant features that increase
Who can blame a new employee for breezing into the office with a big list of ideas about how to change things up? But, unless you specifically hired this individual to be a change agent in your organization, your new hire will need a little sensitivity training before she creates unnecessary drama with other employees.
On the TalentSpace.com blog, Susan Mazza explores why team members hesitate to say what they really think. She also suggests a few ways to develop a culture which encourages them to take risks and speak up.
Over time, as an organization grows, the culture should grow, too. When it doesn’t, you’ll run into trouble.
In a newly released study, McKinsey analysts say the best CEOs share a few characteristics. It all comes down to how far you’re willing to go to improve the company’s bottom line.