People come in different shape, sizes and motivation drivers. As a manager you need to be cognizant of the diversity and that the one shoe fits all approach is doomed to fail. You can use these tips and tricks to keep your colleagues motivated.
An integral component of being a successful leader is learning how to communicate with your team. And the good news is that storytelling is not an innate talent of a few leaders, but is a skill that can be learned by all leaders in couple of days.
Giving feedback is an honest two way dialogue with another person without any intent to show them down or in poor light. Feedback is not a bashing exercise! Feedback helps people maximize their potential at different stages of life or career, it raise their awareness of strengths and areas for improvement, and helps them to identify actions [...]
There are many roads to success, however there are some commonalities between what the most successful people say every day. Jeff points out what most successful people say every day. If you want to make a huge difference in someone's life? Here are things you should say every day to your employees, colleagues, family members, [...]
Recognize any of the platitudes on this list? Here's why you should stop using them--now. Whipping out a platitude isn't just annoying. Using some platitudes also shows you're lazy--and not just in words but in actions: "Work smarter, not harder." What happens when you say that to me? One: You imply I'm stupid. Two: You [...]
It is a well-known fact that established teams experience “transition pains” under the leadership of newly appointed managers. The stress levels go up, and both the parties use moves and countermoves to outwit each other. New managers, insecure in their roles, often seek absolute compliance to orders from their subordinates, particularly in their early days. [...]