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TIPS for New Supervisors

T ⟶ train and coach employees for success I ⟶ inspire and motivate employees P ⟶ practice effective communication S ⟶ stop micromanaging

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Are you a good meeting facilitator?

What would your employees say about how you facilitate a meeting? I remember my first senior management meeting when I became a new employee for an international firm. This meeting was regularly set for once a month at 10:00am. I had been attending meetings at various organizations […]

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Manager Tips – 3 Things to Never Do

3 Things you Must Never Do if you want your employees to trust you  

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Top 6 Tips for the Micromanager [Video]

How to become a recovering micromanager Micromanagement creates a sense of distrust… A micromanager will   Chances are the employee will not be feeling very good about this. The short video offers recovering micromanagers 6 tips to battle these tendencies.

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Working as a team

Working as a team can be an easy and natural process, provided there is a clear vision of the goal that overrides the self-interest of each team member. Take a look at this photo and you will have no doubt about what an effective, self-directed team can […]

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New Supervisors – 4 Tips to Managing Experienced Employees

Oh no, how can I manage the work of an employee who has more experience than I do? Often there is the hope and expectation among new supervisors that the people they are charged to manage will have equal or less experience than they do. Many new […]

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Leadership

A little more about leadership If you want to lead – check out this blog by Amy Gallo from the Harvard Business Review. You want to get there, you’ve got to be there… Read the post –>>>  Act Like a Leader Before You Are One    

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4 Tips for Establishing Accountability without the Authority

Establishing accountability without the authority…   How can I get Randy to give me the reports I need when he doesn’t even report to me? I was asked this question during a recent meeting with a supervisor, Tim. Tim did not have a direct reporting relationship with […]

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Situational Leadership

3 types of Management Leaders Recently, I was interviewed about my book, The Supervisor’s Companion for an article that will be in a local newspaper, The Herald Mail later this month. One of the questions was: You close your book with advice on business leadership. What’s the […]

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Know when to Forgive your Employee

Do you know when to forgive your employee ? Here is an excellent tip for all supervisors and managers – —>>> Know when to Forgive your Employee. Below is an excerpt from the article written by Rosabeth Moss Kanter posted on the Harvard Business Review titled – […]

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Confused?

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?

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Frustrated?

“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 ....

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Angry?

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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