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Posts Tagged: manager
Busting some myths about millennial managers and some tips on how to be an effective leader.
Here’s a secret your boss doesn’t want you to know: we don’t always get it right. Shocking, right? But seriously, how we handle those opportunities as leaders is where we can set ourselves apart. Here’s a couple ‘No-No’s’ that I’ve committed since in my recent position change that I hope you can learn from.
Good communication is at the root of all successful organizational change. When done well, staff support the change and help their organizations evolve. Let’s talk about how to communicate well in times of change.
Being an effective manager in today’s climate means knowing how to manage through change. So how do you get started? The answer is simple – you get to know yourself first.
As a manager, your role is to set the stage for the team to be successful. Here are seven things I’ve learned that help.
In the days following the passing of Yogi Berra, he is remembered not only for his great quotes, but for the care, dedication, and support that he gave to his players. Three qualities that business managers should also provide their employees.
Do you have a sneaking suspicion that you might be more qualified than you boss? Well, you might be right. People got promoted for lots of reasons, not all of which have to do with their qualifications. Your boss could have gotten the position because of seniority, because of years of experience, or maybe it’s… Read more »
When you’re the manager, the last thing you want to do is appear uninformed or incompetent when someone asks you a question – but even worse can be the damage caused by guessing at the answers. Yet it’s often our first impulse to spin out conjecture rather than simply saying, “I don’t know.” The risks?… Read more »
Since there’s the “Build a Bear” concept for kids, I figured why not create my own fictitious “Build a Boss?” I have had a fairly large number of supervisors during my federal government career (I’m counting at least 14 in 11 years). And while no one is perfect (not even Olivia Pope on “Scandal”… even… Read more »