Tips for Managers

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.

Stop making these feedback mistakes

August 23, 2017
If you want your feedback to matter to employees, avoid these common—but reckless—mistakes.

The worst way to introduce a newbie

August 23, 2017
Got a new employee on board? Great! Now it’s time to introduce him to the staff. Just don’t make this misstep.

4 ways to kill motivation fast

August 23, 2017
If you want to suck the motivation, inspiration, enthusiasm and productivity right out of your staff, follow this advice.

No reactions are needed: People know if you’re listening

August 14, 2017
We have a belief that when we’re listening to someone, we have to do something to show that we’re listening, like smiling or nodding our head. Not so. That’s called looking like you’re listening.

Work with 3 difficult types

August 14, 2017
If you work with people who possess these characteristics, follow this advice.

Pep up your pep talks

August 13, 2017
To give a truly rousing pep talk that motivates your employees and spurs them to action, researchers Jacqueline and Milton Mayfield at Texas A&M International University say the most successful talks contain these three elements.

Positive vs. negative leadership

August 13, 2017
Being negative solves nothing—and more often than not, it causes people to shut down and disengage, says Jon Gordon, author of The Power of Positive Leadership.

8 questions gauge your leadership

July 26, 2017
Be honest, if your employees were asked these questions, what would their answers say about your leadership?

Rally your team to beat the odds

July 26, 2017
When the odds are stacked against your team, you need everyone to pull together if you stand a chance of hitting your goals. Follow this advice to rally your team.