Category: Leadership + Management

How To Manage Successfully During an Acquisition

Few events shake an organization and employees’ confidence in managers more than a merger or acquisition. All of the rules, spoken and unspoken, that employees have been following are suddenly in flux.

Managers: Are Your Team Members Avoiding You?

The toxicity of the workplace is a hot topic these days. In our current economic climate, employees don’t have to put up with a bad workplace environment.

SalesFuel HIRE is Here!

Ever hire someone who looked like a stud, but was actually a dud? Sales candidates often look good on paper and many "perform" well in an interview.

Manage Smarter 91: Building Better Work Relationships

Dr. Randy Ross is founder and CEO (Chief Enthusiasm Officer) of Remarkable! A master of cultural transformation, Dr. Ross has a unique understanding of employee engagement and offers practical solutions for increasing both team morale and performance. In this episode, we discuss: 4 Key Principles to Cultivating Better Relationships; building healthy environments to get more productivity out of your team; harnessing humility as a leader; and professional relationship health as an indicator of your personal relationships.

How Civil Interaction Boosts Productivity

Does a bold and bragging sentiment work for leaders? Or should they opt for more of a thanking and apologizing demeanor?

Are You the Cause of Employee Burnout?

We talk a lot on this blog about ways to make your team members accountable. When employees are accountable, they’re productive and engaged.

Leaders Don’t Always Have To Be Right

If you’re in a management role, you might be stuck on something that will negatively impact your leadership credibility. Specifically, you might think you should always be right

Manage Smarter 90: Recovering from a Career Crash-and-Burn

Chicke is the CEO of Solutionz Innovations. She spent the 1st half of her career working for industry leading travel distribution tech and telecom companies. And then, her story got really interesting. In this episode, we discuss: how to recover from a business failure;
reaching out to peers during a business crash; turning startup/bootstrapping pain into joy to forge ahead; rebuilding your team and business with internal and external value proposition.

Managers: What’s Your Personal Brand?

Managers, have you thought about developing your brand? I’m talking about polishing up the image you present to your team members.

Does Your Recognition Program Need an Overhaul?

We all like to think that our employee recognition programs support our positive work environments. Is that happening at your company?

Why You Should Hire Using A Structured Management Environment

If your business is growing, you’ve likely noticed that hiring new employees is a big challenge. The current economic climate could lead you to make some hiring decisions on the fly.

Manage Smarter 89: Top Tips for Becoming a Better Speaker

Cindy Ashton is the CEO of Minerva Enterprises LLC, an elite-level presentation strategist, professional speaker, singer, and award-winning TV host of Cindy Uncorked on e360tv. In this episode, we discuss: why people fail to deliver and present their message in a way that’s heard and ups their business game;
vocal tips to help you draw people in, rather than repel them; body language tips; and the differences between men and women in how they hear other people.

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