Tag: management

Are Your Weekly Meetings Really Accomplishing Anything?

Are you trapped in a weekly meeting grind? Do you feel like you have to hold one-on-one meetings because everyone else does? Stop already!

How Feedback Defines Culture

Managers spend a lot of time defining what culture means for their company. That time would be better spent if managers took action to improve their organization’s culture.

Are You Unwittingly Offending Your Team Members?

Before you tell another joke to your team, remember that comedy is usually based on someone else’s misfortune. Unless you’re making yourself the butt of your jokes, you could be headed for trouble.

Are You Cultivating the Right Qualities for Your Company’s Culture?

The most successful scions of Wall Street are usually depicted in the movies as greedy and Machiavellian. If you think those characteristics will help you lead your company to the next level, you’re wrong.

Are Your Blind Spots Limiting Your Company’s Growth?

Following years of revenue and team building, you may finally be in a position to step back from managing day-to-day operations. To bring your company to the next level, it’s time for you to engage in strategic planning. Not everyone makes this transition successfully.

Is ‘Absentee Leadership’ Sucking the Life Out of Your Company?

Are “absentee leaders” wreaking havoc on your employees? Here’s how to identify these leaders and how to avoid putting them into management roles.

Do You Spend 3 Hours a Month Coaching Your Employees?

Do you find it hard to prioritize which team member to give your attention to when multiple decisions must be made immediately? Do you regularly have people lined up outside your door? If so, you have a problem.

Does Your Management Manifesto Need a Refresh?

Recently, Google updated its management manifesto. The company’s findings may surprise you.

How to Improve Your Employee Feedback System

Giving employees negative feedback on their performance is a task most managers would rather avoid. They’ve learned through experience or rumor that asking specific individuals to work harder or to stop making so many mistakes can backfire.

Listen Up! What Leaders Can Learn From Team Members

Are you still having trouble listening to your employees? Maybe the problem is you don’t get the true purpose of listening.

How to Keep Your Workplace Rage Under Control

How often have you been the target of a senior executive’s rant? Whether it’s delivered in person by someone who’s red-faced and shouting or by email with snarky threats, these attacks hurt.

Top Tips for Building Employee Trust

You need customer trust, so they’ll keep doing business with you. There’s another aspect of trust that can make a big difference for your bottom line. It starts much closer to home – with your employees.

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