You manage an organization and want to do your part in making it a successful enterprise. Often, doing your fair share may not be enough in a growing and diverse work environment. As a manager, you should seek out help from your network of employees. The key is to elicit optimal participation from workers whose teamwork and collaboration benefit company growth and development. Finding the best employees to do that may seem like a daunting task, but, with the right strategies, it’s definitely possible.Read More
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Recruitment training is a vital component of any company’s game plan for attracting the best talent. However, it’s not always easy to convince your boss that recruitment training is important.Read More
Microlearning is a technique that focuses on small, easily digestible lessons, instead of longer and more comprehensive teaching sessions. The benefits of microlearning are particularly well suited to the modern “on-the-go” lifestyle, especially when it comes to business environments.
Resolving workplace conflicts can be one of the trickiest jobs for a manager. A 2008 study found that the average employee spends 2.8 hours per week dealing with conflict in the office. The very existence of a conflict can often blur the line between personal and professional affairs, making it uncomfortable for many people. When you’re the one with the authority to resolve the situation, navigating that line can seem like a gargantuan task.
Fortunately, most workplace conflicts stem from a handful of common sources and can be effectively addressed with a generally applicable playbook. Here is our five-step process for workplace conflict resolution.Read More
You have already established yourself as a good leader. But to be a great leader, you must focus on individual goal setting - not just to advance your own position, but to support and develop your team members. Leaders become great by helping others excel. Focus on achievable goals to enhance the performance of your own duties, bring out the best in team members and advance company objectives. Your performance as the visionary for your organization will improve and your team will rise to the challenge of moving the company forward.
Get started with these five leadership performance goals for the next quarter to turn yourself into a great leader.Read More
Have you ever watched your favorite TV show and thought, “This is just like my workplace!”? Sometimes, art imitates life in the best and worst ways.
Whether you’re witnessing Michael Scott bumble around the office with a poorly timed joke or Captain Kirk protect the Enterprise from the wrath of Khan, there are plenty of lessons to be learned about your management style from your favorite fictional leaders.Read More
For many, a lack of office professionalism is a regular occurrence. As a manager, you may run into it with your employees and fellow leadership team members.
In fact, you might be guilty of unprofessional workplace habits, too. These practices break down productivity and team morale. Whether intentional or unintentional, they don’t help to cultivate a healthy work environment.
Explore some of the common – yet critical – areas where you should be especially mindful of displaying professional behavior in the workplace.Read More
In the day-to-day aspects of a manager’s duties, succession planning often gets lost in the shuffle. While other responsibilities, like coaching job performance and focusing on productivity, are afforded a lot of attention and training effort, succession planning isn’t usually thought about until it’s actually needed.
But, the fact is leaders move on from time to time. When this happens, it’s crucial to have a qualified replacement waiting in the wings and ready to take on the new role. So, are you in dire need of succession planning training for your company?Read More
“Change” is often a scary word in the business world. Employees dread it, managers are intimidated by it and, many times, the change fails before any team members are even faced with it. But, with the right management training, change doesn’t have to be a looming threat to your company’s stability.
Change management isn’t just about dealing with a time of transition. It’s about changing the way you manage the transition to keep things running smoothly for employees. To do this effectively, it’s important to understand three major challenges you’ll need to overcome.Read More