Tips for Managers

Generate executable ideas

August 22, 2018
You want employees to share their ideas, even outlandish ones—but only if they stand a chance of working. Encourage employees to think through their ideas before they present them by answering these questions first.

Communicate now to finish Q4 strong

August 22, 2018
With just four months left in 2018, now is a great time to inspire and motivate your team to finish on a strong note. There’s no better way to do that than with strong year-end communication. Use these tactics.

4 fun ways to boost morale

August 22, 2018
Use these ideas to boost morale among your team members.

Top reasons people miss the mark

August 22, 2018
If people fail to follow your instructions or meet your expectations, becoming angry, rude or impatient won’t solve anything. When people don’t understand you, it’s for one of these reasons.

Go beyond harassment best practices: Add respect to your culture

July 26, 2018
This current wave of harassment accusation appears to be a fundamental climate change in how our culture handles power and ethics. Your organization has two choices—be reactive and live in fear of it happening to you, or be proactive and get ahead of it.

Sell benefits to job candidates

July 25, 2018
To recruit new hires, sell your entire package of benefits. Specifically, when it comes to your youngest candidates, you’ll want to follow these tips.

3 lousy excuses for not delegating

July 25, 2018
Stop using these excuses to not delegate tasks to employees.

Should that employee telecommute?

July 25, 2018
Have employees asked you if they can work from home? Before you respond, answer these questions.

Empathy is the key to retention

July 25, 2018
Holding on to your top employees may be as simple as acting a little more human, says Kerry Alison Wekelo, an HR expert and author of Culture Infusion: 9 Principles to Create and Maintain a Thriving Organizational Culture.

This is why employees don’t listen

July 25, 2018
If it feels like your instructions to employees go in one ear and out the other, you might be going about it all wrong.