Tag: leaders

Do You Show Up As A Leader?

When people ask me how they can make others see them as a leader, I think of the classic children’s story The Emperor’s New Clothes. That is the one where the vain emperor is duped into believing his clothing has been woven from the finest (invisible!) fabrics and threads.

How to Avoid Destructive Engagement When Delivering Feedback

Is the feedback you’re giving to employees making any difference? I’m not talking about praise feedback.

How to Make Sure Team Members Hear What You’re Saying

Overcommunicating is impossible inside a company, says Lee Caraher, author of The Boomerang Principle–Inspire Lifetime Loyalty from Your Employees and Millennials & Management.

How to Shut Down Your Office Shark Tank

Shark tank. Those are two words you don’t want associated with your company culture.

Managers: Are You Paying Attention to Your EQ?

Your new manager training likely focused on how to use the CRM, the best way to process PTO requests and understanding expense reimbursement guidelines. But did you actually learn how to manager your reps?

How to Motivate Employees Without Falling into the “Blurry Vision Bias” Trap

The first step in leading the organization to success is to communicate your vision to your employees. You’ll need to communicate clearly, and avoid “blurry vision bias,” if you want to make the biggest impact.

How to Improve the Managers’ Experience at Your Company

In some organizations, leaders focus so intently on the employee experience that they overlook another important element of company culture: the manager experience.

What Managers Need to Know About Fixing Broken Work Relationships

With the right mindset, you can develop your people-focused and connecting skills to improve your organizational culture. Michelle Tillis Lederman, an expert at creating the kind of connector culture that spells success for everyone on your team, told us how the process works in a recent Manage Smarter podcast.

What Managers Need to Know About Commissions

Are you worried that your top sales rep is seeking greener pastures? Earlier this year, a report from TinyPulse revealed that over 40% of employees would leave their current positions for a pay boost of 10%.

How to Improve Outcomes for Your Next Big Investment

“Fix it and forget it” might be a motto you can apply to some tasks in your personal life. Don’t make the mistake of using this philosophy to run your business.

5 Quick Tips for Motivating Others

Everyone is motivated. The big question is what are they motivated to do and why?

Top Tips on Improving Your Interactions with Team Members

As a manager, you’re expected to have all of the answers. And, you should never have a bad day. Those are tall orders.

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