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Category Archives: Supervision
An essential skill to managing well is delegation. The problem is that many managers think they can do a better job if they just do the task themselves.
Being an effective leader takes a lot of work. To get the job done effectively, you have to understand how to get work done through others by planning, applying motivational theory, creating development plans, coaching, communicating and training effectively, providing improvement and reinforcement feedback and having a lot of patience […]
Many managers and supervisors tell me that having a bad boss is one their biggest problems at work. I don’t disagree that a poor boss makes it harder to do your job. Bad bosses can suck up your time and attention. But before you give up, there may be some […]
There can be a lot of laughter in a training room. While the topics are often serious, there is a wonderful relief when people discover that they are not the only ones struggling with issues, personality types, challenging bosses and perplexing employees. In a recent group of supervisors, one participant […]
As I write this post, the snow flurries from the first snowfall of 2015 are becoming a fine mist of snow. School closing and delays were broadcast on the crawl below the television picture and meetings have morphed into conference calls. While snow and winter are not mutually exclusive in […]
In the last few weeks, I’ve conducted several training programs on the topics of both managing remote teams and being a member of a team with remote members. There was a lot of interest in ——
When reflecting on your career, who are the people you admire?
Bad bosses don’t mean to be bad. Most of them don’t even know that they are bad bosses. But studies continue to show that more than pay, more than the commute, more than the actual workload – people leave jobs because of bad bosses.
Not only do executives have an unrealistic expectation about how long it will take new managers to get up to speed; new managers are putting absurd pressure on themselves to perform at ‘already know how’ to execute every aspect of the job in outstanding fashion.
While not everyone can be a leader or should be a leader, there are things that leaders can do to grow leaders!