What makes a good manager? The answer may vary according to the size of the business, the industry it operates in and lots of other factors. Yet, we can find similarities between great managers: they are all leaders with a clear vision of the future and a heartfelt desire to innovate. A good leader will also influence people and know how to motivate them.
Thursday, 14 August 2014 19:17 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
Most teams miss a deadline now and then. But if people on your team are regularly blowing deadlines, there’s a problem that you need to address – before it causes work to blow up too.
Sunday, 20 July 2014 16:57 Posted by Jessica Kegler
If you have room in your head for only one nugget of leadership wisdom, make it this one: the most powerfully motivating condition people experience at work is making progress at something that is personally meaningful. If your job involves leading others, the implications are clear: the most important thing you can do each day is to help your team members experience progress at meaningful work.
Today’s small business environment is tough, highly competitive and more challenging than ever.
Thursday, 24 April 2014 14:17 Posted by Jessica Kegler
Organizations used to be able to cook up a successful sales team with a few basic ingredients: a quality product, a compelling compensation plan, a simple training program and effective sales tracking. Not so anymore. Millennials have changed the recipe.
Wednesday, 06 November 2013 16:24 Posted by Jessica Kegler
Today’s workforce is constantly evolving. From Baby Boomers to Generation Y, hard working members of society have adapted new work styles which include more technical skills, remote working and social responsibility.
Friday, 13 September 2013 15:02 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
Management is all about connecting with the people on your team. So how do you effectively manage a team? With common knowledge, of course. These are a few back-to-basics rules that will help you develop management skills that really matter.
Thursday, 22 August 2013 16:15 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
There’s no denying that employee engagement has become one of the HR buzz words of our time.
Wednesday, 31 July 2013 16:05 Posted by Christopher Lihzis
Not many teams are great at both results and relationships. Patrick Lencioni, in The Five Dysfunctions of a Team, lays out a simple but powerful framework for high-performance teaming that blends results and relationships. How does your team measure up?