Your small company is growing, and so far, you’ve been able to handle everything yourself. When you have employee issues, maybe you have people you call, perhaps an outside HR consultant or an attorney. Maybe you’ve hired a couple of great managers who seem to know how to manage people well, and..
In my last couple blogs, I spoke about Coaching for Development, and Coaching for Discipline, two of the main areas where coaching is helpful. But if coaching is a new concept for you as a manager, you may be wondering how to even get started.
Sharing feedback, particularly in a discipline situation, is difficult for most managers and HR people. It’s a difficult conversation to hold, and it is also uncomfortable for the employee to hear. And while I can’t offer you a magic wand to make it easy and painless, I can share with you how..
What is respect? Can you define it? We may not all agree on a definition, but we all sure know when it’s missing. Respect is a critical component in any successful relationship, and that’s true at work as well. Earlier, I wrote about trust here. Trust and respect go hand in hand, and it’s..
What does trust look like in an organization? In some environments, like emergency services, employees’ lives may be at stake, and trust is evident in how they protect each other. But what about other work settings? What does it look like in an office? Or a production facility? For many..
We’ve all seen it happen. Someone puts in their resignation or announces their retirement, and everyone suddenly has lots of nice things to say about the person. “You’ve helped me so much…” or “No one can do… as good as you” Maybe this has happened to you. If so, did you find yourself..