Inspiring Management Tips

Working with a Critical Manager

If you have a manager (or perhaps you are one!) that is always finding fault with the work of others, you’ll want to watch this video. Robin offers tips to identify reasons for this common scenario as well as tips for how to work more effectively.

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A simple change can yield impressive results

Grace and I changed the time of our daily walk and yesterday morning, we had an unexpected treat. It made me think of how just a simple change in a routine can yield significant — and in our case, beautiful — results! In our workplaces, routines are commonplace. Our teams and departments start to run…

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PXT Select™ Interests

The PXT Select measures six areas that reflect what is enjoyable and motivating for an individual. Learn more about these occupational interests and how they impact job fit.

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June 2018 Round Robin

In this month’s live Q&A session, Robin answers a member’s question about how to handle a team member who refuses to participate in team activities. She also shares what we can learn from chickens and their distinct pecking order.

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PXT Select™ Overview

There are a few things to know about the PXT Select assessment that will help you understand why we measure what we measure, as well as how to use the information. This video gives you a foundation for using this powerful tool.

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Easy ‘on-the-job’ training for new managers

Have you recently promoted a high-performing employee into a new supervisory role? Or perhaps you have been the one tapped for expanded responsibilities? Congratulations! It’s an exciting time that can bring great accomplishments. But it can also be disastrous if there’s little or no preparation. Of course, everyone wants and expects the best, but far…

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May 2018 Round Robin

In this month’s live Q&A, Robin responds to a member’s question regarding advice and pitfalls for new managers. Teammate Sheryl Chatham offers additional insights as well!

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PXT Select™ Pace

The pace in which a person naturally works can be a critical indicator for job-fit. Learn how to identify the signs of those who move at different paces and how that impacts job performance.

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PXT Select™ Independence

Some people despise being micro-managed while others enjoy receiving input and direction. In the video, you’ll start to recognize the differences, along with a tip for managers who are naturally autonomous.

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Why your work needs to be purpose-driven

Purpose-driven work might sound like something for non-profits or companies that have some specific do-good mission. But as I was reminded this week, every person and every organization needs work that has a purpose. Working with a shared purpose is an enormous factor as to whether or not your project (no matter how worthy) gains traction…

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