Tips for Managers

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Motivate apathetic employees

October 11, 2017
Convert your indifferent or apathetic employees into top performers by following these tips.

6 replies when employees fall short

October 10, 2017
One of the most important roles you can play as a leader is that of motivator—even when employees haven’t met expectations. Instead of kicking employees when they’re down, use these phrases to refocus them and inspire them to move forward.

Rejuvenate a tired team

September 27, 2017
It’s been a long year, but there’s still a ways to go. If your team is feeling worn out, follow these tips to breathe some life back into employees, and finish the year strong.

Challenge—but don’t take it too far

September 27, 2017
Encouraging people to step out of their comfort zone is one way to help them to develop and grow. However, you don’t want to set them up for failure. Follow these tips to challenge people the right way.

Help employees manage themselves

September 27, 2017
Grant employees autonomy and you free up time to focus on your priorities. However, just make sure your employees are capable of self-managing—that is, they have the willpower and mastery to take control of their own work. Follow these tips.

Inspire new hires with a creative welcome

September 27, 2017
Make your newest employees feel at home in your organization with these tips.

Use your ‘poker face’ when hearing complaints

September 14, 2017
When listening to employee complaints of potential discrimination or harassment, your brain may be thinking “You’ve got to be kidding me!” but your face and voice need to say, “I hear your complaint and will investigate it fully.”

Of storks, babies and employee accountability

August 23, 2017
Engaged employees are an invaluable asset. But the key question is not “Is employee engagement good?” but rather “Does employee engagement truly drive results?” It’s not engagement but accountability that gets the credit for good results.

Draft a smarter employee survey

August 23, 2017
To truly learn what matters to your employees, motivates them and holds them back at work, surveys are the way to go. Just make sure you follow these tips to receive honest, useful responses.

Run an all-hands meeting

August 23, 2017
Gathering your entire organization together is a great way to share information and boost transparency. Follow these tips to run a meeting effectively.
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