Our news is full of so many examples of good and bad leaders - so many different styles. What really works? Some leaders are talking daily to their people. Some leaders are lying about the situation and are rarely seen. Some are showing caring and are relatable. Others are threatening and downright punitive. If you’re … Continue reading Are you being a good leader during COVID-19?
You keep hoping that your employee won’t come into work smelling from body odor. But it continues. You’ve already gotten some complaints from a few of the employees. If you leave it any longer, your employees may start getting distracted and miss their goals. How do you handle this? What’s the correct approach? This has … Continue reading How to Tell Your Employee He/She Smells Bad
You’ve just stepped into your new job as a manager or team leader. It doesn’t matter whether it’s your first time leading people or not, the first few days are key in determining your future success with your team. Luckily, there are a few things that you can do no matter what situation you find. … Continue reading What To Do in Your First 30 Days as a Manager
Thirty-four years ago, a manager walked into our office and said he wanted to improve relationships with his employees. Today he is the President and CEO of one of the largest food manufacturers in Canada. It doesn't matter what kind of company you work in. If you want to become an outstanding leader of people, … Continue reading (Almost) Everything We’ve Learned in 30 Years of Leadership Coaching
When was the last time you heard anything good from your boss? Whenever I coach an employee, one of the first questions I ask is "When was the last time your boss caught you doing something right?" Most of the time, the employee can’t remember. And they usually add… "but I sure remember when I … Continue reading The Best Way to Reward Employees
You’ve got a lot to accomplish everyday. There’s constant pressure to meet deadlines. And on top of everything you’re supposed to remember to communicate with your employees on a regular basis. Did you know that if you feel that “just communicating in general” is the hardest part of talking to your employees, you are not … Continue reading Why You May be Avoiding Communication With Your Employees