Real stewardship requires ego-free collaboration. Tiffany Delmore Published 12:00 pm CDT, Wednesday, August 14, 2019 Photo: Graphicstock Photo: Graphicstock Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Graphicstock 3 Ways to Ensure a Team Follows Your Lead 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Let's start with the good news: Recent Gallup survey results suggest the highest levels of employee engagement since 2000, at 34 percent. Unfortunately, that’s a far cry from a world where even the majority of employees are engaged in their jobs, so there’s still a massive amount of work to be done. Much has been said about the importance of engagement, but most of the current literature … [Read more...] about 3 Ways to Ensure a Team Follows Your Lead
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'I am not going to compliment you for something we pay you to do,' this contributor once heard from his manager. Yikes. Shawn Doyle Published 11:00 am CDT, Wednesday, March 27, 2019 Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Caiaimage/Agnieszka Olek | Getty Images Simple Techniques for Boosting Morale That Many Leaders Miss. Are You One of Them? 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Years ago, I reported to a manager who for reasons that will become clear must remain anonymous. So, I'll just call him "George." I was meeting with George in his office, and when I asked him how I was doing in my … [Read more...] about Simple Techniques for Boosting Morale That Many Leaders Miss. Are You One of Them?
Giving up is the most common form of failure. Deep Patel Published 6:00 am CDT, Monday, March 18, 2019 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Photo: Thomas Barwick | Getty Images 8 Ways Successful People Master Resilience 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Resilience is an amazing skill that helps us recover quickly from difficulties. If you are resilient, you have an innate ability to keep getting up when life knocks you down. You have learned how to bounce back and keep going. We build our resilience by learning to cope with challenges -- it’s a process of adapting well in the face of trauma, tragedy or … [Read more...] about 8 Ways Successful People Master Resilience
We might be facing a world where we have to work alongside robots, but managerial skills are as critical as ever. According to the Association for Talent Development’s (ATD) Public Policy Advisory Group, many companies report a skills gap in their organization–with the most significant being in communication, critical thinking, and managerial and supervisory skills. But a recent Monday.com survey indicates that many employees don’t have an accurate understanding of how they spend their time. Half of the employees surveyed reported going nearly an entire week without discussing projects with a manager. Employee uncertainty about how to spend the workday derives from one simple thing: managerial laziness. If employees don’t know what they’re supposed to do, how they’re performing, or where their skills can deliver the most value, it’s a failure of management and lost opportunity that companies can’t afford to miss. Being a manager is … [Read more...] about Managers, do these things to set your employees (and your team) up for success
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