Posts Tagged ‘managing’
One simple skill that allows managers to stand tall among all others
Nobody likes a know-it-all. Well, I suppose I should speak for myself. But I know (oops bad word choice!) that I don’t like one. That’s why I always suggest that managers approach difficult situations with a healthy dose of curiosity. There is another excellent reason to be curious and inquiring — you might learn something.…Read More
Popular managers must have ability to make unpopular decisions
I’m often advocating for mutual agreement on job-related responsibilities and decisions between a manager and an employee. Not today. There are just some times when you, as the manager, have to set the boundaries for what is needed, whether or not the employee agrees or not. Yes, I still believe leaders need to elicit feedback…Read More
Does a pedigree matter?
When you’re looking for the perfect job candidate, do you take into account the person’s background or societal standing? Perhaps you require a college degree? Or a degree in a certain discipline? Or maybe you look for the candidate to have work experience that comes from a particular type or size of company? In short,…Read More