Category: Leadership + Management

Managers: Are You Creating a Toxic Environment?

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.

Are You Using This Approach to Coach Your Maverick Employee?

Do you have an employee on the team who’s constantly coming up with suggestions and ideas that don’t mirror your own? Some managers might feel these employees are deliberately challenging their authority.

How to Fix Toxic Leadership Behaviors that Cause Employees to Leave

If you’re lucky enough to have your dream team in place, the last thing you want to do is jeopardize it. As a leader, you’re also human and probably have a few behavioral tendencies you need to improve.

Manage Smarter 100: Host Confessions — What We Learned This Year

We close out the second season of the Manage Smarter podcast with a special episode. Our co-hosts, Audrey Strong, Vice President of Communications, and C. Lee Smith, CEO of SalesFuel, share the episodes that personally impacted them during this year in review. In this episode, we discuss: Our favorite lessons from season 2 of the podcast; Surprising revelations we got from guests and how we applied them at SalesFuel; Mistakes we’ve made and learned from in 2019; and How you, our listeners, can help us with Season 3 topics and guests

Managers Can Increase Employee Retention By Changing Their Behavior

Nobody’s perfect, especially not managers. And employees know it.

Are You Meeting Your Employees' Mental Health Needs?

All leaders know that employee turnover is an organizational fact of life. But the extent of turnover among younger employees is staggering.

Does Your Corporate Culture Need A Reset?

What does it say about corporate America when 30% of employees “expect to experience a cultural crisis” in the near future? Those are the words of Sarah Clayton, who takes a look at what’s happening in U.S. companies in her Harvard Business Review post.

What Does Work-Life Balance Mean?

When the topic of work-life balance comes up between managers and employees, many people assume the discussion will be about working from home. But not every job can be done from home.

Manage Smarter 99: Reduce Self-Sabotage by Rewiring Your Brain

Tiffany Toombs is a mindset coach who specializes in helping people rewire their brains to overcome self sabotage and limiting beliefs; allowing them to experience success in every area of life. In this episode, we discuss: How to overcome self-sabotage; The role our parents play in the creation of limiting beliefs; and
How to rewire your mind to lead to happier, more fulfilling work and personal lives.

Are You Doing Enough To Keep Toxicity Out Of Your Workplace?

Toxicity may become one of the big buzzwords in 2020. I’m talking specifically about toxicity in the workplace.

Are Your Employee Appreciation Programs Making A Difference?

Managers and leaders spend a lot of time obsessing about their recognition programs. In many organizations, a percentage of the budget is set aside for this purpose

Do You Know The Best Way to Motivate A Struggling Rep?

Is one of your reps struggling to make their numbers? Have they dropped the ball on the project you gave them?

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