ManagementTips

As I've shared with you how to visualize, identify, and overcome (hopefully) all of your hiring and retention challenges, there's one more recommendation I have for you that I want you to put into practice. You see, it's easy to get caught up in the day-to-day...

What does productivity mean to you?  What does productivity mean to your team? What does productivity mean to your organization as a whole? When I think of productivity, I think of results.  When productivity is not defined, it isn’t easy to achieve. And then you have to consider the...

If you’re not seeing the results you want or achieving the goals you set out, most likely, you’re out of alignment. Alignment with your team, managers, or others in your workplace is vital to success. Can you get where you want to be without alignment? Sure,...

Delegation. A word that we all know well in the workplace and thrown around like confetti at times, but something that has proven to be more problematic when it comes to taking action and delegating.  Avoiding delegation as a manager or leader is nothing new, but...

If you surveyed your workplace and employees, how do you think they would respond to the question: Are your meetings effective? Would they roll their eyes? Would they laugh? Would they say, “of course, I love meetings!” Maybe they would be the person who says, “emails...

Conflict has been a staple of our history as humans and can be caused by many things in life—disagreements, poor communication, personal opinion, misunderstandings, different approaches, and so forth.  Life would get pretty dull if we were all the same, so there will be conflict as...

You’ll hear me say this often: Communication is critical for the success of any organization or team. It's the first “C” in a healthy company. This communication needs to be healthy, not directive communication. Healthy communication is collaborative, where people feel confident to share their opinions (even...

Burnout. Overwhelm. Stress. Tiredness. These are all words you’ve probably heard from employees and team members at work. What do all of these terms have in common? They all relate to energy management. The healthiest organizations and individuals know how to effectively manage their energy to stay...