#Tips Tag

The words we use have power. Words can encourage, show gratitude and kindness, give value, increase productivity, and influence others in extremely positive ways. On the flip side, they can also tear down, humiliate, blame, and cause detrimental negative effects on a person and company. The...

If you’ve been following along with other blogs and articles I’ve written, you’ve probably seen me mention a time or two about the importance of one-on-ones.  I bring up one-on-ones so often because they are truly the secret to building a successful company with employees who...

Does your team trust you? Do they trust each other? Even more importantly, do you trust them? A successful team is founded on trust. Without vulnerability and trust, you won’t see your employees’ fullest potential, and you certainly won’t see positive business results. A trusting team also...

For those looking to advance and enhance their role within an organization, it’s essential to understand how to do so effectively. What most individuals don’t realize is that there’s an evolution to leading. Over my experience leading my own teams and coaching others, I’ve come to...

The causes of a non-functioning team can vary, but regardless of the specific causes, it’s costing you more than you probably realize. If your team is not yielding the expected results you have communicated to them; you have a non-functioning team. At the foundation of a non-functioning...

Everyone makes mistakes.  You’ve likely heard this phrase over and over again (ever since you were a child). While mistakes are human nature and certainly nothing to be ashamed about, what happens after mistakes are made determines the true effectiveness of a person’s leadership ability. Some of the...

There’s no denying that the pandemic brought about some unexpected and challenging changes - both in the work and home environments. I often hear people asking, “what’s the new normal look like?” The real question I have for companies, and especially managers is: “How well do you...