Archive for the ‘Delegation Skills’ Category

The Management of Moving….

Two weeks ago my husband and I moved from Western Maryland to St. Augustine Florida. It’s a huge project unwinding sixteen years of living in one place. It wasn’t easy, but we made it! Looking back, I recall some days when I thought we had made a […]

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Help me, I can’t stop micromanaging!

Ever feel like you can’t stop micromanaging? Yesterday I received this email: Dear Jeanne, I work in a highly technical field. Six months ago I was promoted to supervisor, and I am terrified that my employees will make mistakes. We have strict timelines and accuracy is essential. […]

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Delegation as Motivation – Part 2

…because if you do it right, effective delegating will be the best motivating tool you will ever have.   If you took the assessment in Part I of this blog, and you’re back reading this, you probably know you need to learn to delegate work. I was […]

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Delegation Assessment – Do you need to delegate more? – Part 1

The ability to effectively delegate tasks and projects can serve as one of the best motivating tools you’ll ever have. Delegation requires a complex set of skills, and it does require some up-front time and attention. Among other things, the supervisor needs to know how to assess […]

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Sam, the supervisor of a team of IT help desk employees, felt his work environment was chaotic and out of his control.

His employees would seek transfers or new jobs at a much greater rate than his peers ....

How can Sam fix this problem?



“Meetings are always late and we don’t accomplish anything" - -

"I hate going to meetings”

Is this a common cry at your company?

+ A well run meeting shows respect for your employees

Some tips to help with this ....



Your employees don’t seem to come to you when they have work issues.

You’ve been trying to help by sending regular reminder emails and checking their work frequently. - Nothing is working!!

What is wrong with your employees?


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