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This is where I share my thoughts on leadership,
management, and employee development.
I write about my own thoughts and share the insights of others, sometimes in the same blog!
Please comment if you agree, disagree, or want to discuss further. I believe we all get
better and stronger when we share our ideas and resources.
Do Your Employees Feel Heard and Understood?
Soft skills training is the best way for managers to build the skills to connect with employees, and amplify their voices.
Communication Problems with Your Employees? Maybe It's You!
There’s an epidemic of bad people leadership out there, but that can be changed with caring, communication, and soft skills training.
Feeling a Little Communication Shy? Get Over It!
People who work for us want to know how they’re doing. Feedback helps people to know what they're doing well and what needs to be fixed.
Want to Avoid the Great Resignation? Develop Relationships!
Developing relationships with employees encourages connection. If managers can do that, then they can inspire loyalty and engagement.
First, Give Me Some Heat, Then I’ll Give You Wood
You can't expect people to do great work without resources. To create, promote, and sell well, employees need learning and development.
From Algebra Failure to Mathlete - The Power of Employee Development
A top motivator for people to do well in their work is opportunities they may have. And they look for help from their boss in getting there.
Your Managers Are Burning Out. What Are You Going To Do About It?
Are managers getting the support they need? Studies show us they probably aren’t, and they're experiencing manager burnout.
From the “Great Resignation” to the Great Retention
The Great Resignation. There's a veritable tsunami of employee movement happening right now. Managers are the key to fixing that.
What Do Employees Want from the Workplace?
If the pandemic has taught business anything, it’s that employees are human. Concerns about well-being have come to the forefront.
One On One Conversations – Quantified and Compelling Reasons to Have Them
1:1 meetings are the KEY to soft skills development and connection with your team. Need more convincing? Here's the evidence.
A Holiday Gift for You!
Busy managers like you have a lot to plan for, and several important dates to remember. To help you with that, I’ve got a gift for you!
When I Grow Up, I Want to be Beyoncé
Try as I will, trying to be just like people I admire won’t work. But I can learn to develop those admirable traits they possess.
Want to Connect With Your Customers? Here Are 6 Skills You Need.
How do you gain or maintain the connection when you can’t meet face to face? Here are 6 things to focus on.
4 Ways Sales Training Benefits Your Company (and One Stunning Bit of Data!)
“For every dollar a company invests in [sales] training, they receive about $4.53 in return.” What more justification do you need?
3 Manager Metrics That Can Significantly Impact Engagement
There are many data points companies measure. However, there are 3 more very important metrics that should be included.
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