4 Key Steps for Manager Employee Communication

Communication whether verbal or written is a given if you work in a business. Some of us are very comfortable speaking openly to a variety of people and some of us would rather spend time in our office working alone than chatting up colleagues or...

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Build and Keep a High Performance Team

Employers, entrepreneurs and some managers often think they have to “do it all themselves.” They may say things such as:

“No one can do this as well as I can.”
“It’s easier to just do it myself than to explain how to someone else.”

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More Feedback…Please

For the last post of this month I want to share with you several options for providing feedback. You could call it a feedback system or process. I thought readers might want to try several of these systems over the course of a quarter or two and...

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Providing Feedback to Your Employees

This week we are focusing on ways to provide feedback to your employees. This is the third blog in this month’s series providing practical tips for employee development.

I took my question to the streets and contacted many colleagues that either...

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Doing the Right Thing

Throughout the day or our career there will be a time when you stop and ask yourself, what is the right thing to do in this situation?

Situation:  Your company doesn’t have a formal process to give feedback to employees that report to...

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Third Quarter Check-In: How are WE Doing?

In the art world, painting by numbers is not a best practice. But in the business world, nothing provides a clearer snapshot of what’s going on inside a business like the numbers. Thanks to the ease of metrics software, the calculations that...

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